Why Food and Drink is the Treasure of Speyside

It contributes a staggering £16.55m to the local economy every year and employs over 3,500 people: there’s no escaping the fact that food and drink is big business on Speyside. This tiny corner of Scotland has a population of just 90,000 but it punches above its weight when it comes to gastronomy. The region is […]

Less than a month left for Spirit of Speyside photo competition

How do you fancy winning yourself a pair of VIP tickets to the opening dinner of next year’s Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival? Along with £150 in cash and some exquisite Benromach single malt? Entries for the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Photographic Competition, sponsored by the Benromach Distillery, are still being accepted up until […]

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival next month

Speyside is home to over half of Scotland’s distilleries, as well as to seven of the top ten best selling single malt whiskies in the world, and the annual Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival rolls around again next month with events and tastings to appeal to all between 3 and 7 May. According to Festival […]

Glenlivet offering tickets for Spirit of Speyside Festival

As part of its Glenlivet Guardians online fan club, Glenlivet Distillery is giving one lucky whisky drinker the chance to enjoy the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival at their expense. The prize includes two tickets for a distillery tour led by Brand Ambassador, Ian Logan, and The Glenlivet Legacy Master Class given by Master Distiller, […]

Plough to Plate Tours at Spirit of Speyside Festival

Details have been announced of day long food and whisky tours as part of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival – 3-7 May 2012. Along with the highest concentration of whisky distilleries of any region on earth, Speyside is also host to many iconic family-owned food producers and some of the finest raw ingredients anywhere. […]