Whisky Magazine Issue 127
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Glenturret expands the knowlege bank of whisky
Celebrating Scotland's Year of Food and Drink, The Famous Grouse Experience based at Scotland's oldest working whisky distillery, Glenturret, has announced the launch of a new range of visitor experiences designed to bring the process of whisky distilling to life.
As a departure from the more traditional distillery tour the new range of experiences, of which there are five, allow the visitor to build their knowledge of whisky over a period of time through tasting or blending, or launch right in to the full stillman experience. The range of new experiences enables visitors to engage with whisky in new and innovative ways, giving them the opportunity to create their own unique blend, taste their way through the full range of Famous and Finest whiskies and even to filling up the casks, ready for maturation. The move comes in response to a growing interest in Scotland's traditional drink, which has led to visitors looking for a more unique experience and an understanding of the distilling process.
Stuart Cassells, general manager at The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery, said: “More than ever, people are keen to understand where their food and drink comes from, and how it is made. We know that many of our visitors are truly passionate about whisky, and keen to learn more about the process and, with our expertise, we have developed a range of tours that will suit all tastes and budgets.” Glenturret is possibly the only distillery in Scotland able to offer ...