Highland Whisky Trail. The Highland Whisky Festival launches.

highland whisky festival

Eight days. Eight distilleries. Three hundred miles

Eight Highland Distilleries are collaborating to introduce a brand-new 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. With each distillery hosting an open day with exclusive events and tastings, it’s an unmissable experience for even the most seasoned of whisky enthusiasts.

highland whisky festival

The Highland Whisky Festival will be held between the 12th – 20th May 2019. The eight distilleries joining together include Balblair, Clynelish, Glenmorangie, Old Pulteney, The Dalmore, The Singleton of Glen Ord, Tomatin and Wolfburn.

Festival coordinator Katie Waugh

“Building on the successes of both the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival and Islay Whisky Festival and with the continuing increase in Whisky tourism especially along the North Coast 500, we identified an opportunity for the Highland Distilleries to have a festival of their own. Between the 8 distilleries, we have over 1000 years of craftsmanship and experience in producing whisky. What differentiates Highland Distilleries is that they are spread far and wide along the North Coast 500. The effort of travelling is rewarded not only by world-class whiskies but stunning landscapes and the warm welcoming Highland hospitality. ….”.

highland whisky festival

Where

Balblair, Clynelish, Glenmorangie, Old Pulteney, The Dalmore, The Singleton of Glen Ord, Tomatin and Wolfburn distilleries.

When

12th – 20th May 2019

Find out more

www.highlandwhiskyfestival.com

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I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers which is a food and travel website.

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