Tag Archives: scotland

Spirit of Speyside: Distilled

The weekend of the 9th till the 11th September saw the inaugural Spirit of Speyside:Distilled festival take place in Elgin.  The annual Spirit of Speyside Festival is already well established but this was the first time they had brought many of their exhibitors together under one roof.  Many of these exhibitors were not just whisky […]

Dallas Dhu

Spent a pleasant afternoon looking round Dallas Dhu distillery last week. The distillery hasn’t been operational since 1983 so it means you can have a good look round and get right up close to all the equipment, look inside stills and wash backs and climb inside kilns and mills. Dallas Dhu is owned by Historic […]

Good news for Scotch Whisky distilleries

According to statistics from the SWA, 1.5 million people were attracted to visitor centres at Scotlands distilleries last year.  Total spend at these attractions was upwards of £50million with an average spend of £32.50 per visitor per visit.  This equates, I suppose, to approximately 1 standard distillery bottling per visitor.  Great news for the Industry […]