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  • Tomintoul Wins Gold at International Spirits Challenge

    We are delighted to announce that our 16 Year Old has won a Gold Medal from the world renowned International Spirits Challenge awards.

    This is an outstanding achievement, which demonstrates the quality of our whisky and the skill and dedication of the team at the distillery who create it.

     

  • Tomintoul Wins Four Gold Medals at Scotch Whisky Masters 2021

    We are delighted to announce that we have won four Gold Medals from the prestigious Scotch Whisky Awards 2021. These awards are given by The Spirits Business, a world leading spirits publication which celebrates excellence in the industry.

     The wins included the recent releases Cigar Malt and Seridh, plus our much loved 16 Year Old and T'lath. 

    These awards are a testament to the hard work, skill and dedication of the team at the distillery in the heart of the Cairngorms. 

    The Gentle dram and the award winning dram!

  • Tomintoul Wins Gold Award at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

    We are delighted to announce that our Tomintoul 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky has won a Gold medal in this years San Francisco World Spirits Competition! The 10 Year Old is sweet and honeyed with layers of crème caramel, toasted almonds with highlights of lemon zest and a grassy freshness. A truly outstanding dram.

    Tomintoul Tlàth has also received a Gold medal! These awards are testament to the hard work, and skill of our distillery team, who create our beautifully smooth & fruity single malts.
  • Join us for a Virtual Charity Whisky and Food Pairing Event with Hoggy's Grill!

    We are delighted to be working alongside former England fast bowler and now owner of Hoggy's Grill, Matthew Hoggard to host a fantastic charity whisky and food tasting event. You will get the chance to try 3 of our fantastic drams paired with some of Hoggy’s finest BBQ treats. For this event we have paired with Rainbows Hospice who provide specialist care to children and young people with life limiting or life-threatening conditions. 50% of all ticket sales will be donated to the Rainbows Hospice to help them continue the great work they do. To find out more information on this event and to purchase your tickets please visit: https://www.hoggysgrill.com/products/whisky-food-tasting-event-may-27th-2021
  • Tomintoul 16 Year Old is Wins Category Winner Award in the World Whiskies Awards

    We are delighted announce that our flagship expression, the Tomintoul 16 Year Old, won a “Category Winner” award in the prestigious World Whiskies Awards 2021. This award is given to the best Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, in the 13-20 years age range. These awards are globally recognised and give homage to the highest quality of whiskies around the world. This result is a testament to the team and the hard work that goes into making our smooth, beautifully balanced Speyside single malts.
  • New Release Commemorating Robert Fleming's 30 Years at Tomintoul Distillery

    On the 30th of April 2020, Tomintoul Distillery’s Master Distiller, Robert Fleming, celebrated 30 years as manager of the distillery. Over the years Robert’s experience, skill and boundless passion for whisky has shaped Tomintoul Single Malt, which is famously known around the world as “the gentle dram”.

    Master Distiller Robert Fleming really does have whisky running through his veins. His family has been making whisky in the Speyside region for four generations.

    “I remember as a youth cycling up A’anside with friends around the time the Tomintoul Distillery first started production in 1965. Little did I know that one day I would be fortunate in being only the third person in charge of the distillery and having the privilege of spending 30 years guiding whisky production at this unique Speyside distillery.” Robert Fleming, Master Distiller

    In honour of Robert’s 30 years at the distillery, Tomintoul Distillery is releasing two very special bottlings of 30 years old Tomintoul Single Malt, personally selected by Robert himself.  The First Edition of the limited release “Robert Fleming 30th Anniversary” is an incredibly complex yet beautifully balanced single malt. The whisky has spent its first 20 years in a bourbon cask before spending its last 10 years in an Oloroso sherry butt.

    “It gives me great pride to put my name to this exceptional single malt, which was matured in a cask that I personally selected in Jerez, Spain. Rare and complex, this is a stunning example of the unique style of whisky that we make at Tomintoul Distillery”, Robert Fleming, Master Distiller.

                    Robert Fleming 30th Anniv 1st Edition

  • New Release - The Tomintoul Cigar Malt

    We are delighted to announce the release of the brand new addition to our range, The Tomintoul Cigar Malt. 

    The rich and sweet Oloroso Sherry notes, creamy malt profile and gentle peat smoke make this single malt the perfect accompaniment to savour alongside your favourite cigar or just appreciate and enjoy by itself. 

    Master Distiller, Robert Fleming said: "I am incredibly proud to release this new expression of Tomintoul, as I personally selected the range of Tomintoul single malts that make up this extremely complex and unique whisky. The Tomintoul Cigar Malt has the perfect balance of sweetness and spice, with a rich smoky background.

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  • Tomintoul Brings Home Gold Medals From The International Spirits Challenge 2020

    We are thrilled to announce that Tomintoul Whisky has brought home gold medals from the International Spirits Challenge 2020. 

    Our winning single malts were Tomintoul 15 Year Old Portwood, Tomintoul 16 Year Old - our flagship dram and also our newest addition, Tomintoul Seiridh. 

    Head over to our product page to find tasting note info for these stunning single malts.

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  • Tomintoul Whisky Wins At The Prestigious Scotch Whisky Masters 2020

    We are delighted to announce that Tomintoul Whisky has done exceptionally well in The Spirits Business- Scotch Whisky Masters 2020

    Each year, just one “Taste Master” Award is given to the very best whisky in the whole competition, as judged by members of the expert panel. This year the honour of winning this award went to Tomintoul 25 Year Old, a beautifully rich and complex single malt whisky, which perfectly demonstrates the use of bourbon barrels too mature this unique Speyside whisky.

    Gold Awards were also won for our 21 Year Old, 16 Year Old and the recently launched Seiridh.