Glenkinchie Distillery – submits plans to transform visitor experience

Plans to transform the visitor experience at Glenkinchie Distillery have been formally submitted to East Lothian Council. The Detailed Planning Application sets out proposals that will significantly expand and enhance the experience the distillery offers to tourists from around the world. The submission of formal plans follows community engagement last month as well as pre-application […]

Celebrate Burns Night at the Avalon London

The Avalon Public House & Garden in Balham Hill, London, is hosting a tutored Burns Night whisky tasting tomorrow (25 January) at 6.30pm. According to their website, patrons will be invited to explore the rich and inviting flavours of over 20 varieties from the four main whisky producing regions and embark on a tour of […]

Father’s Day malt whisky gifts from Diageo

Diageo has launched gift packs from its whisky range in time for Father’s Day in the UK (June 19). The Single Malt Whisky Flavour Experience is a pack including 5cl bottles of Glenkinchie, Dalwhinnie, The Singleton of Dufftown and Talisker to provide samples of the four established whisky flavour categories. It will retail at £12 […]

Rise in visitor numbers at Glenkinchie

Glenkinchie distillery near Pencaitland enjoyed a seven per cent increase in visitors last year. Rhona Paisley, manager of Glenkinchie Visitor Centre, told the East Lothian Courier that the site welcomed 24,465 visitors in 2010. Rhona told the newspaper: “We are delighted by the increase in visitor numbers we have seen over the past year at […]