The philosophy is simple: Strive for perfection, as only the best will do. Meadowside Blending is committed to excellence in the world of whisky.

Meadowside Blending sources some of the finest malt whiskies available in Scotland. As well as the rare collectable malts, the company offers an easy drinking dram, a fine blended whisky, bottled under our label The Royal Thistle. Thus meeting the demand for great whiskies to suit all tastes and budgets.

Donald Hart and his son Andrew bring together over 50 years of experience in the Scotch whisky industry.

Donald Hart is a well respected figure in the world of whisky, and is a member of the elite whisky society, with over 45 years experience in the whisky industry, Donald brings a wealth of expertise in cask selection and brand management. Donald now likes to enjoy the whisky industry in Scotland, and leaves son Andrew to tour with the Maltman at trade shows overseas.

Andrew was born into a whisky family so you could say whisky is in his blood. He joined the old family business in 1998 , working mainly with the Scandinavian markets having lived in Sweden for five years.

Currently Andrew is involved in all areas of the business from cask selection, and marketing, taking a pivotal role as brand ambassador.This includes attending trade shows world wide, holding whisky tasting events and generally giving good advice to consumers.

Andrew has now followed in his father’s footsteps and has become a proud member of The Keepers of the Quaich.