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  • 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.

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  • 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.

                                 

  • Three Decades as Custodian of Tomintoul Distillery

    On the 30th of April 2020, Robert Fleming celebrates 30 years as Master Distiller at Tomintoul 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”.

    Visit our 'Distillery' page for a short film commemorating Robert's work over the years!

                    

  • Tomintoul Wins Double Gold Award at San Francisco Spirits Competition

    We are thrilled to announce that Tomintoul 21 Year Old has won a Double Gold Award in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. This sensational dram is floral and woody with layers of berry fruits and turkish delight.

    A dram worth savouring. 

                            

  • World Record Breaking Bottle of Tomintoul Single Malt Comes Home!

    Tomintoul Distillery, are delighted to be the successful buyers of the world’s largest bottle of single malt scotch whisky.

    The record breaking bottle of Tomintoul 14 Year Old was filled by the distillery team back in 2009 and at 1.5m tall it holds an impressive 105.3 litres of spirit, which is equivalent to 150 standard bottles of whisky.

    The bottle was originally commissioned by two local businesses, in a bid to bring more tourism into the Tomintoul area, and the whisky was donated by the distillery, to support the local community. It was filled at Tomintoul Distillery, under the supervision of the Guinness World Records, and was then moved to the village of Tomintoul to be on display. It spent a brief period in Edinburgh at The Scotch Whisky Experience, before returning to the village in 2014, where it has been an important feature in the area ever since.  

    Tomintoul Distillery Director, Robert Fleming, said “We are absolutely delighted to have this unique bottle of 14 Year Old back at the distillery, where our team filled it 10 years ago. As a world record holder it’s a unique part of whisky history and an important chapter for Tomintoul Distillery.”

    In the next few weeks the bottle will be transported back to it’s original birthplace to take pride of place at the distillery, where it will soon be on show for visitors to see.

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  • BBC Good Food Show Winter 2019

    We are back at the fabulous BBC Good Food Show Winter, this weekend!

    The team are excited to showcase our superb range plus some special Single Cask bottlings. We also have our very new Tomintoul 18 Year Old Gift Pack - the best Christmas present for any whisky lover!

    Come along to Hall 19- Stand Q110 to meet the team and to sample the beautiful taste of the Cairngorms. 

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  • New Release - Tomintoul 18 Year Old

    We are delighted to announce the release of a the superb new expression.

    The 18 Year Old is presented in a beautifully designed gift box which showcases the Cairngorms National Park, within which Tomintoul Distillery is located. It makes the perfect gift for all whisky fans. 

    The gift pack celebrates the magnificent beauty of the Cairngorms National Park, where the distillery has been making whisky since 1965. The image on the pack is of Loch A’An, the source of the River A’An which flows past the distillery on its meandering journey to join the famous River Spey.

    At Tomintoul Distillery, the notably tall and wide stills produce an exceptionally smooth, beautifully balanced and fruity Speyside single malt.

    Tomintoul Distillery’s Master Distiller, Robert Fleming said “I am absolutely delighted to release this new expression from our distillery in the heart of the Cairngorms. It perfectly represents the unique style of Tomintoul Single Malt, with its complexity, smoothness and superb balance”.