Latest News - Whisky industry - Glengoyne Distillery -20th August 2009
A One Day Festival Celebrating Food & Drink Producers and Designers Based in Scotland
20 August 2009 : ScotFest, featuring the Glengoyne Tent, is opening its doors to visitors on Sunday 20th of September from 11.30 – 4.30 at Cochrane Park in Alva.
As main sponsors Glengoyne Distillery will take centre stage in the Glengoyne Tent, presenting tutored tastings and offering samples of their handcrafted, multi-award winning whisky throughout the day. The Glengoyne team will also be hosting special blending sessions where visitors can learn the art of the Master Blender to create their very own unique blended whisky.
Also appearing in the Glengoyne Tent will be renowned Chef Tom Lewis of Monachyle Mhor hotel, demonstrating how to combine Glengoyne’s Real Taste of Malt with ingredients from Scotland’s rich natural larder to create delicious modern dishes. Tom will also be presenting freshly made breads, whisky sausages, fresh fish and much, much MHOR.
Every visitor at ScotFest will receive a FREE gift bag on arrival, with goodies including a VIP Guest Pass for a tour of Glengoyne, Scotland’s most beautiful distillery, and exclusive discounts at the ScotFest distillery shop.
Stuart Hendry, Glengoyne Brand Heritage and Commercial Manager commented: “We are extremely proud of our tradition, heritage and handcrafted whisky. ScotFest provides a great platform for us to join other independent and traditional Scottish producers and, along with Tom Lewis and the MHOR brand, demonstrate The Real Taste of Malt with The Real Taste of Food.”
A tented village, ScotFest includes a wide selection of local food and drink producers providing samples to taste and enjoy alongside arts and craft exhibitors discussing their design methods and inspiration for their range of truly unique goods – perfect for early Christmas Shopping.
Entertainment will be provided throughout the day with pipes and drums, falconry and ScotFest’s very own Town Crier plus Kid’s Zone featuring everything from face painting to a completely weatherproof bouncy castle.
Refreshments will be provided by the British Army Field Kitchen, traditional hog roast and the ScotFest Cafe as well as the inflatable pub featuring real Scottish Ales providing a true Scottish welcome.
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