Whisky is probably the best known of Scotland's manufactured products. Exports have increased by 87% in the past decade and it contributes over £4.25 billion to the UK economy, making up a quarter of all its food and drink revenues.
Scotland main producing area is Speyside and from today the 17th 'The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival' celebrates the national drink until the 2nd of May.
So how much impact does one product like this have on the local and national economy?
Georgie speaks to James Campbell, Chairman of 'The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival