Read all the latest news from the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2019. This year festival runs from the 1st to 6th May 2019 and will be a massive event for the Scottish whisky industry in 2019.
Latest Whisky News from Spirit of Speyside 2019
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival offers visitors a unique opportunity to get hands-on in whisky-making process
Published Date: 28th March 2019
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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
World class start as Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival breaks its own records
Published Date: 7th February 2019
A surge in demand for tickets for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival generated sales of £209,449 in the first 24 hours of release – with 173 events completely selling out in that time. Read more
Another record breaker lined up for Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival as programme is revealed for 20th anniversary year
Published Date: 31st January 2019
The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival has kicked off its 20th anniversary celebrations with another record-breaking achievement. As organisers take the wraps off the 2019 programme today (Thursday, 31 January), they have revealed that this year’s festival is on course to host nearly 600 events – almost 100 more than in previous years. Read more
Finalists announced in the Spirit of Speyside Festival Whisky Awards 2019- Now public must vote for winners
Published Date: 6th November 2018
Battle lines have been drawn in an annual contest to find the best whiskies in Scotland’s most prolific whisky-producing region. Judges have selected eight finalists in the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Awards – and are now handing the difficult task of crowning the best of the best to the public. Read more
Spirit of Speyside festival is back for its 20th year in May 2019 and again is all about promoting Scotland's national drink, whisky. This festival has developed over the years and is now one of the most significant whisky events of it kind anyway worldwide with around 500 whisky-inspired events over five days.
From now until the start of the festival, Planet Whiskies will be giving you all the details you require to have a perfect Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival will all the latest developments regarding whisky tasting and other key events.
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Paragon Of Time Collection: The Singleton 53-Year-Old: The Singleton Single Malt Scotch Releases Its Oldest Ever Bottling
Published Date: 19th September 2019
Diageo announced today that The Singleton Single Malt Scotch Whisky will reveal its oldest ever release, the first in the Paragon of Time Collection: a 53-Year-Old 1964 Vintage. With only 117 bottles drawn from a single oak hogshead cask from the Dufftown distillery, the special release is the rarest expression of The Singleton in existence. Read more
Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky Launches 8 New Premium Octaves™ and includes a 20-year old Bowmore, a 46-year old Port Dundas and a 26-year old Glen Grant.
Published Date: 18th September 2019
Innovators of maturation in Octave™ casks, Huntly-based Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky has significantly extended their range, with the launch of eight new premium Octave™ whiskies to the market. Read more
Lagavulin™ Launches 21 year old Single Malt As their annual Limited-Edition Jazz Bottling
Published Date: 13th September 2019
Lagavulin Distillery has announced the release of a new 21 year old limited-edition Single malt bottling to celebrate 21 years of Islay Jazz Festival. Read more