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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival - 3 to 7 May 2007

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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival - 3 to 7 May 2007

Postby Onefortheditch » Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:33 pm

http://www.spiritofspeyside.com/

I'll be there!! :)

Some of the website blurb below. The festival is part of a bigger event - Highland 2007 - it has a seperate website.

Welcome to the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival web site
A warm welcome awaits in and around Speyside where over half Scotland’s Malt Whisky Distilleries benefit from the crystal clear waters of the River Spey.

The 2007 annual Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival provides a unique opportunity to:

Visit distilleries not usually open to the public.
Meet with the experts who develop all the subtle nuances of the famous Speyside Malts.
Take part in the many in master-classes, tours and unique tastings.
Attend a world class contempory concert.
Enjoy wonderful food experiences at whisky dinners, lunches, cookery demonstrations, fairs and exhibitions.
Participate in walks and tours through magnificent countryside.
Judge the winners of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards.
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Postby vitara7 » Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:35 pm

arent those the same dates as the feis ils 2007? and if so do you think it was done on purpose? if its a toss up - islay here i come
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Postby susywong » Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:57 pm

The spirit of speyside festival has always been held on either the last weekend in April, or the 1st weekend in May....whether it's the same as the islay festival, i don't know. But i know where i'll be.....

Speyside!! :D
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Postby The Fachan » Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:29 pm

Folks,

Feis Ile 07 is from 26th May to 3rd June(Feis Ile website). SSWF is always at the start of the month and Islay at the end
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Postby BruceCrichton » Thu Dec 07, 2006 10:17 pm

susywong wrote:The spirit of speyside festival has always been held on either the last weekend in April, or the 1st weekend in May....whether it's the same as the islay festival, i don't know. But i know where i'll be.....

Speyside!! :D


Let me know if you need help finishing your drams, during your talk and taste. 8)

Mmmm, seconds. :D
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Postby vitara7 » Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:54 pm

doh... never read it right, i thought it said the speyside one was in june.... doh!

if thats the case of it being at the start of may and the islay one at the end, yeh ha! ill go to both :D
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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:18 pm

Unfortunately the dates coincide with my planned holiday to Albania. :(
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Postby pavv » Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:05 pm

Nick Brown wrote:Unfortunately the dates coincide with my planned holiday to Albania. :(


Do they have any whisky in Albania?

If not...what is the point in going there? :roll:
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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:32 pm

I don't think they have whisky there but they do have unspoilt coastline, high mountains, pretty castles, an agreeable climate and thousands of pillboxes. According to the tour operator.
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Postby BruceCrichton » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:54 pm

Nick Brown wrote:Unfortunately the dates coincide with my planned holiday to Albania. :(


If you don't go, that leaves all the more for me. 8)
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Postby BruceCrichton » Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:51 pm

Events at :

http://www.dufftown.co.uk/spirit_of_spe ... v_2007.htm

Booking for events has started
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