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An Islay tour with Ingvar Ronde and his friends, April 2016

Day 1 We met at Glasgow airport, happy smiling faces as they came through. I have met most of the guys on a previous distillery tour, last year. Luggage loaded, off we went to Ardrossan, whilst the guys enjoyed lunch (and drinks) I ventured for some Whisky & Haggis crisps. We were taking the [...]

April 20th, 2016|2016 Tours, Distilleries, Islay, Whisky Distilleries, Whisky Tours|

The Dufftown Break

The true Dufftown story ... AS I left Perth around 8am on the Thursday, driving up to Broughty Ferry to pick up Liz, the weather was totally Scottish, as anyone who has been here knows. It can be 4 seasons in one day, it was! All in the space of 35 minutes. No matter, we [...]

April 12th, 2016|Whisky Tours|

Whisky Tour Feedback

One of our clients has been kind enough to allow us to reproduce in full an email they sent to a fellow whisky loving friend along with their photos. While we love all feedback good or bad, we are delighted to share their experience... "This week I had the luxury of spending twenty four hours [...]

November 27th, 2015|Whisky Tours|

Whisky School

Whisky School - Our whisky guest from Canada enjoyed her three day whisky school at Strathearn Distillery near Perth, even starting at 6:30am on the final day to participate in the malting process! Thanks to everyone who assisted, especially Zak.  We hope she enjoys the remainder of her Scottish Whisky tour as much as the [...]

September 27th, 2015|Malting, Strathearn Distillery, Whisky School|

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival April 2015

Liz and Paul of MCLEANSCOTLAND attended the 2015 Speyside whisky festival (Spirit of Speyside). As guests of The Glenlivet, we did enjoy our wee outing. It made a nice change from taking our guests to Glenlivet (Strathisla and Aberlour) to being taken there ourselves! We had our very own guide/hosts in Rachel MacDonald and James [...]

May 12th, 2015|Speyside, Whisky Festival|