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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.

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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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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Dallas Dhu

Alasdair Joyce, Steward at Dallas Dhu:

I may be biased, but I think Dallas Dhu is a really special distillery.

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Glen Moray casks

Glen Moray

In this week’s Malt Whisky Trail Podcast episode, I go behind the scenes of Glen Moray with Master Distiller Graham Coull and get insider tips from Visitor Centre Manager, Iain Allan, and Assistant Manager, Emma Ware.

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Chairman’s Q&A with Booze Dancing

The Malt Whisky Trail’s Chairman, James Johnston, recently did a fascinating Q&A with the bloggers from Booze Dancing, read it all right here: Read More

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A wander through Speyside – Billy Abbott

Billy Abbott is a writer for The Whisky Exchange, a blogger on his website Spirited Matters and an all-round drinks man. We invited him to visit our Malt Whisky Trail in early July and he kindly blogged his experience: Read More

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