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Scran season 4: Whisky smuggling to save the oceans

The latest episode of our podcast Scran is now live.

In this episode of Scran Rosalind talks to brothers Nick and Alex Ravenhall aka The Whisky Smugglers.

Both work in the whisky industry and have been involved in a project to raise money for Sea Shepard by open water swimming with some whisky on board.

Find out more about their slightly hair-raising efforts and how their love for whisky has its beginnings in their homeland of New Zealand.

Listen to the episode in full

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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