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Dornoch Whisky Festival 2017: 27th-30th October

Dornoch Whisky Festival 2017: 27th-30th October

Dornoch Whisky Festival is now in it’s 3rd year and we are looking forward to a hosting a HUGE range of events throughout the weekend; some are back due to popular demand and some are brand-new  for 2017!  We’ve taken extra care when planning the programme to make sure there’s something for everyone, from the connoisseur to the novice and everything in between.

We are excited to announce that Gordon & MacPhail Whisky‘s very own UK Sales Director, Stephen Rankin, will be attending the Whisky Festival as this year’s VIP. Head on over to the website now to read the full programme and buy your tickets! www.dornochwhiskyfestival.com/programme

Below are a few highlights from this year festival!

Blind Whisky & Gin Tasting for Beginners and Enthusiasts: Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Sample 3 gins and 3 whiskies and try and identify which ones they are. To help you there will be tasting notes of 9 gins and 9 whiskies supplied and you just have to pick the one you think matches. A selection of light nibbles and canapés shall be served to accompany the tasting.

VIP Dinner Hosted by Stephen Rankin: Links House
Canapés and a dram on arrival followed by our 4-course dinner with hand selected award-winning malts to complement each course, including an exclusive bottling.

Delicious Desserts Tasting: Carnegie Whisky Cellars
Hosted by Douglas Laing who will expertly pair fantastic Old Particular single grain whiskies with sweet treats in this delightful tasting.

Afternoon ‘G & Tea’: Links House
Afternoon Tea selection to enjoy with your choice of 3 bespoke gins with your favourite Fevertree mixer.

Cheese, Wine & Craft Beer Tasting: Dornoch Stores
Join us for a cheese, wine and craft beer evening with five cheeses and matching beverages to delight the palate.

Dornoch Distillery Brunch: Dornoch Castle Hotel & Dornoch Distillery
Join the Thompson Brothers in this exclusive event. A delicious brunch served in the Dornoch Castle Hotel with a Dornoch Distillery Gin Cocktail, followed by an exclusive tour of the Distillery and a chance to taste their new make spirit.​

Book your tickets now and don’t forget to visit our accommodation section on the website to plan where to stay for the weekend!