Eight days. Eight distilleries. Three hundred miles.
Some more details have been released about the brand-new Highland Whisky Festival to celebrate the established Highland Whisky Trail.
The Highland Whisky Festival, which will take place in May 2019 is a celebration of the region’s finest distilleries on the North Coast 500 route.
Each distillery is hosting an open day with exclusive events and tastings, it’s an unmissable experience for even the most seasoned of whisky enthusiasts.
On the 10th of May, Wolfburn will be offering tours, with tastings taking place on the distillery floor in front of the stills, led by Brand Ambassador, Mark Westmorland.
Old Pulteney will hold two very special masterclasses with Malcolm Waring, alongside tours and pairings on the 11th May.
The 12th of May brings us to Clynelish. From Game of Thrones tastings to an insider peak of Brora, the schedule at Clynelish is a special one.
Visit Balblair on the 13th May to share a tasting with John MacDonald, or a showing of the ‘Angel’s Share’ and dinner in Dunnage no. 3.
The 14th May brings us to Glenmorangie. Distillery tours, tastings of old and rare expressions and a truly special single cask dinner are the order of the day.
On the 15th of May, The Dalmore is hosting a distillery tour led by Distillery Managr Stuart Robertson and Operations Director Shane Healy, followed by an intimate tasting on the banks of the Cromarty Firth. Join Richard Paterson and Shauna Jennens to enjoy four very special expressions.
The Singleton of Glen Ord hosts the Festival on the 16th with a chance for visitors to get up close and personal and test their skills as a distillery operator.
The team at Tomatin are offering Distillery Tours with live cooperage demonstrations, an exclusive festival bottling & an evening dinner to round off your festival journey.
Information about the 2019 Highland Whisky Festival can be found on www.highlandwhiskyfestival.co.uk