A Journey into Scotland's Whisky

SPIRIT OF SPIRITS COVER

Spirit of Spirits

A Journey into Scotland’s Whisky

TEXT ONLY EDITION – 6×9 in – HARDCOVER AND PAPERBACK

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Embark on a captivating eighteen-month voyage through Scotland’s breathtaking landscapes with J. Miguel Ferreira as your guide, rain or shine. In this musical exploration, discover the soul-stirring melodies of Scotland’s renowned single malt distilleries while unravelling the rich tapestry of its whisky heritage.

From the hidden glens of the Highlands to the global stage, Ferreira chronicles the epic journey of Scotland’s firewater, steeped in history and tradition. Learn about the intricate process of whisky production and unlock the secrets of its tasting, guided by abundant resources.

Journey through time, from the reigns of Henry VIII and James IV to the era of John Knox and the Scottish Reformation, exploring the fascinating influences that shaped whisky culture. Delve into intriguing topics such as peat extraction and The Angels’ Share, illuminating the interconnected narratives of whisky’s allure.

 

SPIRIT OF SPIRITS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY INTO SCOTLAND’S WHISKY

Spirit of Spirits

A Photographic Journey into Scotland’s Whisky

TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHY “BUDGET” EDITION – 8 x 12 in – HARDCOVER

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Uncover the dramatic events of Scotland’s past, from the Highland Clearances to the clandestine world of whisky smuggling, and understand the profound impact of the temperance movement. Discover the unexpected connections between cultural icons like Mozart and Burns, adding depth to your whisky odyssey.

So, pack your umbrella and prepare for an immersive adventure through Scotland’s whisky-soaked history. With Ferreira as your companion, the journey promises to be as enlightening as it is exhilarating.

Islay
Speyside
Highlands
Campbeltown
Lowlands
Islands
The production of whisky
Scotch whisky in the world
Tasting whisky

Spirit of Spirits

A Photographic Journey into Scotland’s Whisky

 

TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHY FINE-ART EDITION – 12 x 8 in – HARDCOVER

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The Fine-Art Edition of “Spirit of Spirits – A Journey Into Scotland’s Whisky”  is presented in a high-quality 30 x 21 cm (12 x 8 in) hardcover format, with 456 pages and an array of 280 black and white images printed on 200 gsm pearl paper.

 

Availability: Scheduled for release in March 2024, this edition is available to order. Please note that this edition operates on a print-on-demand basis, ensuring each copy is meticulously produced to meet the highest standards.

 

Photographing Loch Fyne and Inveraray. Image by C. Bault

J. Miguel Ferreira

Photographer J. Miguel Ferreira, based in Geneva, Switzerland, brings a unique perspective to his work. Specialising in large-format landscapes since adolescence, Ferreira’s artistry has evolved with techniques like fibre-based gelatin-silver and platinum/palladium printing. His ability to capture intricate details in his views sets him apart, with works featured in private collections and institutions worldwide. Spirit of Spirits – A Photographic Journey Through Scotland’s Whisky is a testament to Ferreira’s passion for both photography and the rich heritage of Scotland’s whisky. The book encapsulates his distinctive perspective, blending technical expertise with a profound understanding of the subject matter.

J. Miguel Ferreira | Photography

 

This book is now available and can be ordered from Amazon and Exposure Books.

 

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