Tomatin launch final two expressions in Five Virtues series

Scottish whisky distillery Tomatin has announced the release of the final two expressions in its limited edition Five Virtues series. The series draws inspiration from the elements of nature – Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water – with each single malt expression enjoying a limited run of 6,000 bottles and a focus on the effects […]

Spaces still available for Tomatin Pro-Am golf tournament

Tomatin Distillery has annoucned that there are still some spaces available for the Tomatin Single Malt 54-hole Pro-Am, a three day pro-am golf tournament which takes place at the beginning of next month. The tournament takes place between 1-3 October at three of Scotland’s top courses – Castle Stuart, host venue of the 2012 AAM […]

Tomatin picks up top prize at Whisky Fringe

Tomatin Distillery came up trumps at the Edinmburgh Whisky Fringe at the beginning of August, picking up the ‘Spirit of Whisky Fringe Award’. Visitors at the event at the Mansfield Traquair voted The Tomatin 30 Year Old Highland Single Malt as the outright winner of the title. Organised by Royal Mile Whiskies, The Whisky Fringe […]

Tomatin visitor centre re-opens

Tomatin Distillery has re-opened its visitor centre after a £150,000 re-furbushment of the vistior attraction. The Speyside whisky maker hopes to attract 20,000 visitors through the doors this summer, reports the Strathspey and Badenoch Herald. Visitor Centre Manager, Marie Macleod, told: “Following the refurbishment, the visitor centre now looks much brighter and more inviting. We’ve […]

Tomatin takes a ‘busman’s holiday’ to Japan

Tomatin single malt is taking going on tour in Japan with a branded London-style double-decker bus. Tomatin’s Japanese distributor, Kokubu & Co, are organising the bus tour as part of events to mark the distillery’s 300th year of operation. The tour started this week in Tokyo and travels to cities throughout Japan, ending in Sendai […]

Inverness Whisky Festival this weekend

As well as gorging on chocolate eggs this weekend, if you’re in the Highlands of Scotland you have the chance to experience some cracking whisky too at the Inverness Whisky Festival. The festival takes place at Balblair Farm, near Inverness, tomorrow (Saturday 7 April) where you will get the opportunity to taste whiskies from a […]

Tomatin Ambassador rewarded on both sides of The Pond

Douglas Campbell, Tomatin’s Brand Ambassador, has been celebrating being inducted into Whisky Magazine’s ‘Hall of Fame’ in London little more than a month after receiving a Lifetime Achievement award from America’s Malt Advocate Magazine. Both publications have chosen to mark Douglas’ 50 years’ service at Tomatin Distillery, having worked there since the age of 15. […]

Tomatin switch banks to fund range extensions

The Japanese-owned Tomatin distillery has agreed a new arrangement with global banking giant HSBC, which it intends to use to finance an increase in the range of single malts they produce. The distillery in Inverness was bought by Japanese drinks group Takara Shuzo in 1985 and previously concentrated on production for blended whiskies. They already […]

Whiski Rooms tastings for April and May

In addition to hosting Dalmore’s Richard Paterson next month, Edinburgh’s Whiski Rooms has announced details of three more distillery tastings. On Thursday 12 April, Paul Goodwin will take patrons through a selection of Scotland’s only triple distilled whisky – Auchentoshan. Among the whiskies on the night Paul will be opening a bottle of their highly-sought […]