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Latest Whisky News from the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2014

Below are press release regarding the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2014. This years festival is taking place between the 1st and 5th May, 2014. It is a whisky festival that is a must for all whisky drinking wither you are working in the industry or just love Scotland national drink.

You can feel the atmosphere building up as more news is released and with ticket sales going very well for this years event we all look forward to the build up over the coming weeks. So please read below to find out what is going on at this years festival.

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Spirit Of Speyside 2014 | Hollywood comes to whisky country as star of The Angels’ Share launches The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival - 25th April, 2014

One of the Scotch whisky industry’s most respected figures will bring a touch of Hollywood glamour to Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival when it gets underway next week. Charlie MacLean, who had a starring role in the hit movie The Angels’ Share, will officially declare the festival open on Thursday, May 1. Read more

Spirit Of Speyside 2014 | Single Malts Direct at Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 1st – 5th May 2014

I will be holding two tutored tastings during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival this year and presenting a cracking little selection of single cask whiskies from our very own “Whiskies of Scotland” range. I have chosen each bottling for its uniqueness and outstanding distillery character and have come up with a selection of whiskies that are either close to my heart or blew me away. Read more

Spirit Of Speyside 2014 | Whisky Country Needs You! | Public invited to judge the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards | 22nd April, 2014

Visitors to next month’s Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival have been granted a highly coveted seat on the panel that will determine the winners of the 2014 event’s whisky awards. Each and every festival goer will have the chance to cast their vote at a roving judging roadshow which will tour the region in the run-up to and during the Festival. Read more

Spirit Of Speyside 2014 | Learn how to carve a wooden whisky tumbler at the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival | 22nd April, 2014

Cleave, carve and polish the ultimate whisky chalice as part of the 2014 Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.  One of the more unusual activities in the packed line-up of over 370 events, the whisky tumbler carving workshop will introduce participants to the art of green wood working  and wood carving to create the perfect whisky goblet - Read more

Spirit Of Speyside 2014 | Distilleries Celebrate Drams As They Open Their Doors At Spirit Of Speyside Whisky Festival - 3rd April, 2014

Many glasses will be raised to Scotland’s famous whisky region when the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival kicks off next month – and some of the toasts will take place in venues which are opening their doors to the festival for the first time. Read more

Spirit of Speyside 2014 Whisky Festival | From The Quirky to the Bizarre: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Offers A Dram Fun Time For Everyone - 3rd April, 2014

When one of the world’s biggest festival celebrating of Scotland’s national drink arrives in Speyside in May, there will be much, much more than whisky to whet the appetite of visitors. The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival features a packed programme of over 370 events ranging from the quirky to the bizarre. Read more

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival launches treasure hunt with a difference - 27th March, 2014

There’s gold – liquid gold – in them there hills!

The liquid gold rush will come to Scotland’s most famous whisky producing region as treasure hunters gather to seek out bottles of exclusive single malt that have been hidden in the Speyside landscape. Read more

Shortlist Announced for Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Whisky Awards - 28th February, 2014

A mouthwatering competition has been set up in the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Whisky Awards, with eight of the region’s finest malts set to battle it out for honours in the eagerly anticipated annual contest.

A judging panel comprising industry leaders, acclaimed writers and specialist retailers whittled down 46 entries at a blind tasting event at the Knockomie Hotel in Forres this week before finally settling on their finalists in four categories. read more

New sales record set for Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival as tickets go on sale for 2014 celebrations - 6th February, 2014

A new sales record has been set by the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, with £30,000 of event tickets being sold within 20 minutes at the weekend. It took an hour for sales to reach the same milestone in 2013, and with tickets continuing to be rapidly snapped up, this year’s Festival is on course to be the biggest yet. Read more

 

 

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Bringing whiskey distilling back to Donegal for the first time in 177 years: First Step Underway In Creation Of New Ardara Distillery

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implausible harmony, is today revealed as the fourth release in Glenmorangie’s celebrated Bond House No. 1 vintage collection. Read more 

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival offers visitors a unique opportunity to get hands-on in whisky-making process

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival offers visitors a unique opportunity to get hands-on in whisky-making process

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Visitors attending the world’s leading Scotch whisky festival are being given a unique and exclusive opportunity to get hands-on with the distilling process. Speyside Distillery is offering just 10 people the chance to work alongside its distillers to produce spirit when it throws open its doors during the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. Read more

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Tullibardine explores whisky and food fusions in partnership with award-winning restaurant Aurora

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Tullibardine has announced a culinary venture with one of Scotland’s top independent restaurants, Aurora. The partnership aims to encourage a creative approach when it comes to tasting and enjoying single malt whisky and to explore the versatility of the spirit. Read more

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