Here are the events that we will be holding during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2021, subject to any change in restrictions. It will have a reduced programme and there will be no specific distillery trips but we think it will bring you some exciting drams to enjoy.
Tickets will be on sale from the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.
Whisky Tasting Programme
Each tasting will be no more than 1 hour and 30 minutes and cost £30. The tastings will be held in the Royal British Legion Dufftown (50 Balvenie Street, Dufftown AB55 4AS)
Friday 5 November @ 5pm - Kilchoman with Peter Wills. Come along to this masterclass whisky tasting hosted by Peter Wills and sample a range of whiskies from Kilchoman Distillery.
Saturday 6 November @ 2pm - Moments in Time with Mark Thomson of Glenfiddich: Come along to this masterclass style whisky tasting hosted by Mark Thomson, Ambassador to Scotland for Glenfiddich Single Malt Whisky, and try a selection of whiskies from Glenfiddich. For this tasting Mark has curated a collection of whiskies that reflect key moments in time for Glenfiddich including some collectable past releases.
Saturday 6 November @ 5pm - Adelphi with Graeme Mackay: Come along to this masterclass style whisky tasting hosted by Graeme Mackay from Adelphi and try a selection of whiskies from this independent bottler. Adelphi is one of Scotland's most acclaimed bottler of rare Single Cask and limited edition Single Malt Whisky, Fusion Whisky and Spirits so you can expect a great tasting.
Sunday 7 November @ 2pm - Benriach with Stewart Buchanan: Come along to this masterclass style whisky tasting hosted by Stewart Buchanan, Brand Ambassador, and try a selection of whiskies from Benriach Distillery which will include some rarities.
Sunday 7 Nomember @ 5pm - Berry Bros & Rudd with Jonny McMillan: Come along to this masterclass style whisky tasting hosted by Jonny McMillan, Assistant Reserve Spirits Manager at Berry Bros. & Rudd, and try a selection of whiskies from their latest releases.