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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.

Glenfiddich: A Work of Art

Glenfiddich is a globally recognised whisky maker. Established by William Grant in 1876, with the first spirit running off the stills in 1887, today the company is still run by his descendants and was the first whisky to truly market itself as a single malt.

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Behind the scenes of the Speyside Cooperage

This week we are excited to present episode 2 of the Malt Whisky Trail podcast, where we go behind the scenes of the largest independent Cooperage in the UK and hear first hand from General Manager, Andrew Russell and Malcolm Munro, Cooperage Manager, about what it takes to be a whisky master craftsman and a cooper.

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Moray Firth

Malt Whisky Trail is the perfect getaway


This week’s blog comes to you from Laurie Piper, Tourism Operations Manager at Moray Speyside Tourism

If you still have a while to wait before your summer holiday but are in need of a short break, The Malt Whisky Trail is the perfect getaway.

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World’s only Malt Whisky Trail launches Podcast for Father’s Day

The world’s only Malt Whisky Trail®, based in Moray Speyside, has launched its very own podcast series debuting on 16 June, with its first episode dedicated to Father’s Day.

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Coming up this summer in Moray Speyside…

With summer right around the corner the Malt Whisky Trail team wanted to share with you the number great events planned throughout Moray Speyside.

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Glen Grant Gardens

A Summertime Garden Escape

The Glen Grant Distillery, based in Rothes and founded in 1840, is a significant Malt Whisky Trail® stop with its legendary history and scenic Victorian Woodland Garden.

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A chance to be inducted as the inaugural Malt Whisky Trail Master

Whisky lovers across the world are invited to complete the world’s only Malt Whisky Trail in Speyside, visiting all nine key distillery and whisky industry locations.

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Hurray, It’s Whisky Month!

While we’re always celebrating whisky along the Malt Whisky Trail, this month is an exciting time for people to come together from all over the world to celebrate Uisge Beatha.

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Speyside Cooperage world record attempt

On Saturday 29th April 2017 Sepyside Cooperage will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record.

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Get planning…

Yvonne Thackeray is Chivas Brothers’ heritage coordinator, and is based in the beautiful Strathisla Distillery on the eastern edge of the Trail. She thinks you ought to start planning your whisky adventure today!

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