Welcome to
Whisky & Cynicism

A platform for curating experiences and progress in the drinks industry in Scotland with a focus on Events, Training and Consultancy.

A modern and forward thinking agency that explores all opportunities within the drinks sphere at large.


Simon has provided valuable and sound counsel on industry trends which has been a great resource for us. For those looking for on the ground, evidence backed intel he is hard to beat. He is also equally adept at running fun events for clients and colleagues who want to learn more about the world of whisky, spirits and mixed drinks.

Luke Skipper, Director - Weber Shandwick

Desert Island Drams

An archive of video chats with friends, industry leaders and top drinkers. All with the purpose of finding out which three drams you would take to a desert island.

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