distillery tour

In Pictures: visiting Highland Park Distillery

2018-07-14

I know I know… What has taken me so long to post this? Life! This past month has been more than hectic on The Whisky Lady’s planet, I’ll probably write a quick “life update” article anyway to let you all know what I’ve been up to ! But anyway, if you’ve been following me on Instagram (you’re not? YOU’RE NOT? morhrbvf164rez8r48z ! #OverreactingPart1), you probably …

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3 fantastic whisky road trips in Scotland

2018-01-09

You know how much I like to travel and visit distilleries… I actually fell in love with whisky while on my first trip to Scotland! And as I tend to receive many messages asking me for whisky-related travel tips and itineraries, I thought it would be nice to share with you 3 whisky road trips ideas (combine them all and you’ll have the ultimate Scotch …

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In Pictures: Visiting the Glenfiddich Distillery

2017-10-31

Let’s pursue our malted adventures on the Malt Whisky Trail with another distillery visit ! Amongst the 4 distilleries I visited during my last Scottish trip, I was more than happy to re-discover Glenfiddich (which if you remember, I already visited a few years ago for a blending lab during Spirit of Speyside), and finally get to see those impressive stills ! After our stops …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-07-07

Port X Whisky: The Dalmore releases three-bottle Vintage Port Collection In the year that The Dalmore’s legendary Master Distiller Richard Paterson celebrates his 50th year in the whisky industry, The Vintage Port Collection is the latest in a long line of ground-breaking releases from the iconic whisky producer. Crafted using the finest aged Port pipes from renowned winemakers W&J Graham’s, Paterson’s unrivalled knowledge of the …

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Whisky Tourism Could Be Better, Smarter, Stronger

2017-05-16

Here it is: during my latest Scottish visit, I realised – once again – that there’s still a very long way to go before visitors can get the most out of their distillery tours. I’m not going into some name-dropping/public shaming here (and anyway, if you follow me on social media, you’ll probably figure out which distillery made me go :/), that’s really not the point …

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In Pictures: visiting Tobermory Distillery

2017-05-10

You may have been thinking “com’on Anne-Sophie, no article since last week? What’s wrong with you?!” – nothing wrong let me reassure you (apart from the death of my beloved phone) … Pretty much the contrary actually! I was away for a quick malted escape in Scotland – 4 sunny days in a row (not joking, you’ll see the pictures in an upcoming article…), enjoying …

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Better than visiting a Scotch distillery? Sleeping over!

2017-03-27

Forget about just stopping by for a one-hour express tour: spend the night at your favourite distillery! Here’s a list of 5 Scotch Whisky Distilleries that also offer on-site (or VERY nearby) accommodation! Bowmore Cottages Bowmore Distillery Cottages encapsulate Islay at its beautiful, peaceful, traditional best. Bowmore Self-catering cottages really offers a unique experience to stay at the heart of one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries. There …

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In Pictures: Touring Kings County Distillery (NYC)

2017-01-06

Kings County Distillery is New York City’s oldest operating whiskey distillery, the first since prohibition. Founded in 2010, the distillery produces handmade moonshine, bourbon, and other whiskeys out of the 117-year-old Paymaster Building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  While on his American adventure, I sent my devoted boyfriend (xoxo) to visit this rather recent distillery (and if you’re wondering why I couldn’t make it, just bare in mind you …

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An inside look into the Glenkinchie Distillery

2016-09-09

While you can find many ways to quench your thirst for whisky discovery experiences in Edinburgh (you’re actually spoilt for choice here between the SMWS venues, the Scotch Whisky Experience and all the great bars & shops hosting all sorts of malted events throughout the year), there’s still no actual distillery to visit. However, if you really need your Pot Still shot, Glenkinchie Distillery is …

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