Islay and Jura distilleries: New tour leaflet for 2011

The new Distillery Tour Times Leaflet 2011 for Islay and Jura Distilleries is now available for download. The two-page leaflet provides information about the Jura and Islay malt distilleries and has details about tour times, opening hours, whisky tours and important telephone numbers. A spokesperson for Islay weblog said that the 2011 leaflet was “essential” […]

Two new whisky tours highlight Scotland’s best distilleries

Small-group tour company Rabbie’s Trail Burners has announced two new tours designed to take in the highlights of some of Scotland’s most famous distilleries. The firm’s “Whisky Coast Explorer” tour includes visits to acclaimed distilleries in Scotland’s Highland, Islay and Island regions including Kilchoman, Bruichladdich, Bowmore, Ardbeg, Laphroaig and Oban. Rabbie’s “The Islay, Edinburgh and […]

Bowmore whisky supports Ben Nevis Challenge

Bowmore whisky has announced that it will be the official sponsor of the 2011 Ben Nevis Challenge. The event, which will be held on Saturday 4 June, helps raise money for the disability organisation Capability Scotland. The Islay malt is hoping that the twelve teams of disabled and non-disabled people will work together to take […]

Lagavulin, Caol Ila and Port Ellen will be run on tidal power

Renewable energy in the form of tidal power is to be used to run three of Scotland’s most famous whisky distilleries. The Scottish government has approved the £40m plan from ScottishPower Renewables which will see the construction of 10 tidal turbines off the west coast of Scotland. The tidal power development will be installed on […]