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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 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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Benromach

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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Strathisla

Whisky and More

The Malt Whisky Trail recently invited some media to come and experience the ultimate Scotch destination.

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Glen Grant: Living Legend

By Dennis Malcolm, Master Distiller at Glen Grant

Having been born on the Glen Grant grounds, I knew that my future was destined to be linked with the world of whisky.

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French Love Affair With Scotch

Did you know that the French drink more whisky than their national drink, cognac? Whisky has quickly overtaken wine and cognac as the country’s most popular drink, with the average person drinking an average of 2.15 litres a year – more than any other country.

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The ‘Heart and Soul’ of Chivas Regal

By Graeme Cruickshank, Operations Manager discussing Strathisla Distillery

Having grown up living in the Keith area all of my life I have always known about Strathisla and its history.

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