Tag: "Distillery"

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2014

Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival

  Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival, 25th – 29th September 2014 Take part in the famous “Seven Stills Tour” that visits all of Dufftown’s distilleries past and present on a single trip with a dram at each; definitely not a bus tour for the faint hearted! There is more too: music, dancing, a whisky auction, the Dufftown pipe band […]

Malt Whisky distilleries

Malt Whisky distilleries

Speyside is home to over half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries – there’s no better region to visit for a whisky connoisseur. The Malt Whisky Trail is a route through the region that takes in seven working distilleries and a cooperage (where the whisky barrels are made). The trail itself is well-marked at the roadside and the […]

Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival 2013

Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival 2013

From 26-30 September, local distilleries will open their doors to give the public the opportunity to tour their facilities and sample their products. Mini bus trips will enable connoisseurs of whisky to tour and taste an incredible array of fine malts from a wide range of distilleries. The most infamous of these is the marathon ‘Seven […]

Nosing & Tasting Evenings

Whisky Nosing & Tasting Evenings

A series of whisky nosing & tasting evenings will take place in Dufftown every Wednesday evening from 26 June until 18 September. Each evening will be hosted by different distilleries and independent bottlers and will involve a talk and tasting, plus a blind nosing competition where guests have the chance to win a bottle of […]

Benromach distillery

Located on the outskirts of the ancient market town of Forres lies Benromach Distillery. Established in 1898, the distillery experienced many closures and changes in ownership prior to 1993, when malt whisky specialists Gordon & MacPhail rescued it. After being extensively re-equipped, Benromach was officially re-opened by HRH The Prince of Wales in 1998. Just […]