1 October 2018 @ 09:15 - Whisky Tour & Tasting: Glenrothes Distillery and the Decades Tasting

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  3hours 15 mins Depart from outside The Whisky Shop Dufftown for a tour by bus to visit Glenrothes distillery followed by a decades tasting of vintage Glenrothes single malts.  The Glenrothes is an award winning Speyside Single Malt of exceptional quality. Hidden from the main street in the town of Rothes, the distillery lies at the foot of the Mannoch Hills beside the Rothes burn and is rarely open to the public. Join us at The Whisky Shop Dufftown for a tour by bus to The Glenrothes distillery where former Glenrothes manager (as well as Tamdhu, Glengoyne and Macallan), Alexander Tweedie, will take us on an in-depth tour of the distillery.  Then it is off to Rothes House for a very special tasting of The Glenrothes. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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1 October 2018 @ 17:30 - Whisky Tasting: Berry Bros & Rudd with Jonny McMillan

Location: St James Hall Duration:  1 hour 15 Minutes. Berry Bros & Rudd is Britains oldest wine and spirit merchant, having traded from the same shop for over 310 years.  Berrys Own Selection Scotch Whisky comprises an extensive range of own-label bottlings of fine and rare vintage Single Malt whiskies including several bottlings at cask strength. Every cask has been selected by their own expert tasters and only exceptional whiskies deemed fit for inclusion make it into this range. All, almost without exception, are exclusive to Berrys.  Its something for those in the know!  Berry Bros & Rudd won the coveted Independent Bottler of the Year Award for two successive years in 2010 & 2011 at the prestigious Icons of Whisky awards. Jonny is one of the stars of our festivals.  Be ready for great whisky and great entertainment as he presents some of the latest releases from Berry Bros & Rudd. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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1 October 2018 @ 20:00 - The Last Drop

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  2 hours The Whisky Shop Dufftown staff and festival crew will be on hand to help you try a selection of the whiskies from the tastings hosted by The Whisky Shop Dufftown you may have missed or wish to retry plus other samples and left-overs from the past year - that bit is a lot better than it sounds. This will help you make a decision on any purchases you may want to make. There may also be a few surprises. This is a great way to finish the festival. And you get to keep your Glencairn glass. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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1 October 2018 from 11:00 to 17:00 - Find the Best 18 Years Old Single Malt

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  45 minutes We at The Whisky Shop Dufftown are commencing our mission to find the best 18 Years Old Single Malt Whisky and we need your help!  Come along and sample a selection of 5 10ml measures of 18 Year Old Single Malt whiskies in a relaxed "blind" tasting and vote for your favourite. Come along any time between 11:00 and 17:00 and see which you think is the best.  It should take you no more than 45 minutes. Have you worked it out yet?  You get to try 5 18 Year Old whiskies which would be the equivalent of a double pub measure for less than the price of one.  What could be better? At the end of the festival during The Last Drop tasting we will announce the winner.  We will also draw a voting slip at random and that person will win a bottle of their favourite whisky from the tasting. The winner of this year's competition will be pitted against 4 new challengers at next years festival as we continue our search for the best 18 Year Old.  We will make the selections from Distillery Own bottlings that are not limited releases. Over 18's only please.  Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events.  If you want to contact us about this event please email us on enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone us on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).  
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1 October 2018 from 13:00 to 17:00 - Whisky In-Store Tasting: Glenrothes

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  from 13:00 to 17:00 Come along to The Whisky Shop Dufftown anytime between 13:00 and 17:00 and sample the new range of age statement whiskies from Glenrothes in a relaxed informal tasting.  Jonny McMillan from Berry Bros & Rudd will be on hand to pour the drams and chat with you about their whiskies.  And yes, it's free!! But you can buy the whiskies as well!!! Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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27 September 2018 @ 18:00 - The First Drop

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  1 hour. Mike's traditional opening to the festival with a fun look at some of the new releases from the whisky industry which have caught his interest for good or bad reasons. *********************************  UPDATE  ************************************* Mike's having a theme this year for this tasting.  Battle of the Batch Strengths.  With new batches from Tamdhu, Glendronach and Benriach of whiskies that are bottled at full strength and some new kids on the block it is time to find out which is the best.  Come along and find out. ******************************************************************************** Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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27 September 2018 from 11:00 to 17:00 - Find the Best 18 Years Old Single Malt

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  45 minutes We at The Whisky Shop Dufftown are commencing our mission to find the best 18 Years Old Single Malt Whisky and we need your help!  Come along and sample a selection of 5 10ml measures of 18 Year Old Single Malt whiskies in a relaxed "blind" tasting and vote for your favourite. Come along any time between 11:00 and 17:00 and see which you think is the best.  It should take you no more than 45 minutes. Have you worked it out yet?  You get to try 5 18 Year Old whiskies which would be the equivalent of a double pub measure for less than the price of one.  What could be better? At the end of the festival during The Last Drop tasting we will announce the winner.  We will also draw a voting slip at random and that person will win a bottle of their favourite whisky from the tasting. The winner of this year's competition will be pitted against 4 new challengers at next years festival as we continue our search for the best 18 Year Old.  We will make the selections from Distillery Own bottlings that are not limited releases. Over 18's only please.  Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events.  If you want to contact us about this event please email us on enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone us on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).  
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28 September 2018 @ 15:00 - Whisky Tasting: Morrison & MacKay with Peter MacKay

Location: St James Hall Duration:  1 hour 15 Minutes. Morrison & MacKay present whiskies that they have sourced and bottled themselves so they can therefore vouch for the quality!  The Carn Mor range is their own collection of whiskies; bottled without chill-filtering, therefore retaining all the oils and proteins that are so essential to flavour. Peter MacKay will host this tasting of their new range of whiskies from Morrison & MacKay's latest releases.  These are great whiskies at great prices. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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28 September 2018 @ 17:00 - Whisky Tasting: Adelphi with Antonia Bruce

Location: St James Hall Duration:  1 hour 15 Minutes. Founded in 1826, the Adelphi Distillery is now Scotland's most acclaimed independent bottler of single casks of rare malt whisky.  Remaining completely independent, Adelphi is able to offer bottlings from an extensive range of distilleries with Charles Maclean chairing their highly experienced nosing team in the pursuit of excellence. Adelphi is one of the most highly regarded independent bottlers. Some say they perform some sort of alchemy and that they put the other whisky merchants to shame. All we know is that Antonia Bruce will take you through 5 fabulous whiskies (or may be more) at this always popular tasting. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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28 September 2018 @ 19:30 - WSD Tour & Tasting: An Evening at The Macallan

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes Join us at the shop for a bus ride to The Macallan followed by a tour of the distillery and a special tasting.  This is a very special opportunity to visit the new Macallan Distillery complex as evening turns in to night.  This is a excellent time of the day to visit the distillery as you will get to experience the wonderful lighting that Macallan has installed. The distillery will be open only to the guests on this tour during the evening.  There will be a welcome dram on arrival for you to enjoy while you explore the ground floor exhibits.  Then you will have a guided tour of the new facilities.  Following from this there will be a tasting of 4 different expressions of Macallan (probably focusing on the different 12 year's old) plus the "new" new make spirit.  You will be able finish the evening with a further dram (probably Edition 4) while exploring the private cask room or just enjoying the view before heading back to Dufftown. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email on enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).  
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