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The Malt Whisky Trail is the ultimate Scotch experience, sitting in the heart of malt whisky country. Be sure to check back on our blog to keep up to date with all the latest news from the Malt Whisky Trail. Read stories from our visitors, enjoy insight from the masters of malt, and find out what is going on in beautiful Moray Speyside.

A Scotch Summer

With the sun finally shining in Speyside and temperatures expected to reach record highs, we’re gearing up for another exciting summer on the Malt Whisky Trail.

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Spring in Speyside

There is plenty to look forward to in Malt Whisky Country now that Spring is finally here. We’re all excited about the imminent Spirit of Speyside festival of course, but here are a few more of our personal highlights for the warmer weather.

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Women and Whisky

This weekend’s Spirit of Speyside festival will highlight the role of women in whisky making and the marketplace. Named by the Spirits Business as one of the ‘unmissable events’ of the festival, the event features whisky journalist Becky Paskin, who recently launched the #OurWhisky campaign. The campaign challenges perceptions of the stereotypical whisky drinker, who is now more likely than ever to be female.

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Top 15 free things to do around Moray & Speyside

The best things in life are free, so they say.

Well, there’s plenty to do for free in and around Moray & Speyside, so here’s our top 15!

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Tour Our Trail For An Easter Activity Getaway!

The Malt Whisky Trail offers a fantastic opportunity to enjoy an active, exciting and fun-filled getaway.

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A Cooper’s Blackening

In the Highlands of Scotland, a blackening is a custom usually performed to a bride or groom in the weeks leading up to their wedding. It’s a process of tarring, feathering and, most importantly, good-natured embarrassment.

But at Speyside Cooperage, they perform a slightly different blackening…

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Top 10 Romantic Spots Around Our Trail

Sitting among charming coastal towns, picturesque country villages and beautiful idyllic landscapes, the Malt Whisky Trail is the perfect Valentine’s destination to enjoy with your partner.

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Malt Whisky Trail Wins Highlands & Islands ‘Working Together In Tourism’ Award

The Malt Whisky Trail was named the winner of the Working Together in Tourism award category at the 2017 Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards ceremony at The Drumossie Hotel in Inverness (Friday 3rd November 2017).

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The Benromach Distillery, Taste Rediscovered

By: Susan Colville, Brand Home Manager

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Heather, bogs and illicit stills

This week we had the pleasure of accompanying the editor of National Geographic Traveller on an action packed two-day tour of The Malt Whisky Trail.

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