Following the soaraway success of a festival launched last year to celebrate one of Scotland’s most fruitful food and drink regions, Spirt of Speyside: Distilled is to return – with an even greater range of home-grown flavours.
World leading drinks brands will join small artisan producers for the weekend festival at Elgin Town Hall on September 1 and 2 in a showcase of Speyside’s finest whisky, gin, beer and food. Classic drams will be served up alongside contemporary cocktails with speciality coffee to try alongside grown-up fudge.
Lakes Distillery Range
A refreshing evening with three refreshing and exiting looking samples from The Lakes Distillery. An evening with online friends, who all love to chat about liquid, while enjoying them.
An evening with men, women, laughter and serious faces. There was definitely a positive vibe.
Distill Ventures, the world’s first accelerator for new and growing spirits brands, is uniting a world class group of drinks entrepreneurs including Chip Tate and Rob Cooper to tackle the tough subject of taking the right money and growing a spirits business.
This time I enjoyed a lovely and inspiring range of Glen Moray. A promising box with very attractive bottles on the inside.
Their Single malt whisky has been distilled on the banks of the River Lossie since 1897, just outside Elgin, one of Scotland’s oldest towns. (Source: Glen Moray)
Distill Ventures is calling on the next generation of ambitious spirits entrepreneurs to apply for its accelerator programme.
And has doubled the number of places available for 2015.
The Glenlivet, the original single malt whisky, is expanding its celebrated The Glenlivet Nàdurra brand into a range featuring different cask experiences as it aims to build on its strong development in the growing single malt whisky market*.
Nikki Burgess, Global Brand Director for The Glenlivet at Chivas Brothers, comments: “The Glenlivet Nàdurra is the purest expression of The Glenlivet that captures the original passion and production methods of George Smith’s distillery.