Latest Whisky News - New look for Glengoyne - Edenmill Festival - 20th November, 2009
Edenmill Christmas Food & Drink Festival on the 28 November, 2009
20/11/09 - Following on from the immense success of the inaugural Christmas Food and Drink Festival at Glengoyne Distillery last year, Glengoyne and friends are preparing for an even bigger event this
winter at local farm and shop, Edenmill.
Packed with a host of exhibitors offering even more top quality food and drink, entertaining cookery demonstrations, unusual gift ideas and a lot of merriment, there will be something for all the
Thank you to everyone who attended our Christmas Food Festival last year. Unfortunately due to essential work at Glengoyne we are unable to hold it at the distillery this year, however we are
delighted to be attending the Christmas Food Festival at Edenmill farm on the Stockiemuir road.
Taking place on Saturday, 28th November 2009 from 10.00am to
5.00pm, the fun is moving down the road to picturesque Edenmill
Farm, the 'Real Farm Shop of the Area'. Stalls will be promoting
a wide range of fresh produce to try and buy, from some of
Scotland's best known food and drink suppliers including
Glengoyne, Loch Fyne Oysters, WEST Beer and Edenmill meats and
With a range of craft and gift ideas, not to mention the ideal
opportunity to pick up the Christmas tree, there will be plenty
to entertain all ages. Along with tutored beer and whisky
tastings, adults can enjoy cookery demonstrations from BBC's
Great British Menu contestant and chef, Tom Lewis of Monachyle
Mhor, joined this year by Glasgow's Ian Brown of the multi-award
winning Ubiquitous Chip and Neil Clark from La Vallee Blanche.
The 'Garden of Consumption', complete with the inflatable
Glengoyne Pub serving warming drams and local beer, will be
packed with morish delights including fresh oysters and salmon
from Loch Fyne Oysters, hearty smoking barrels and barbequed
meats from Edenmill and a whole range of produce from Tom Lewis
and the team from MHOR Bread and MHOR Fish.
For the children, there will be a cooking competition, judged by
Tom Lewis, baby farm animals to feed, carol singing, angel hunts,
a straw play area with bouncy castle and inflatable gladiator
game and of course, Santa's Grotto, complete with real
Stuart Hendry, Brand and Development Manager for Glengoyne
commented: "Over 5,000 visitors joined us at Glengoyne Distillery
for the Christmas Festival, something we hope to repeat again
this year at Edenmill. The day really does showcase some of the
best local and independent producers Scotland has to offer,
giving visitors the chance to sample and buy the excellent food
and drink products available on their doorstep. It really is a
celebration of the 'Real Taste of Malt' partnered with the 'Real
Taste of Food."
Edenmill Farm is situated just 30 minutes outside Glasgow, set in
the breath-taking Trossachs. Entrance cost is =C2=A32 for adults and
free for children under 16. For directions, visit
20% Off Everything at the Glengoyne Shop
On Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th
December we will be holding our biggest sale ever with 20% off
everything in the Glengoyne Shop at the Glengoyne Distillery.
Christmas Opening Dates
Glengoyne will be closed for Christmas from Wednesday 23rd up to
and including Sunday 27th December. We will be open for distillery tours as normal on Monday 28th,
Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th December.
We will then close from Thursday 31st December up to and
including Sunday 4th January.
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