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  • SUNSHINE & WHISKY! TOMINTOUL WHISKY AT THE KFWE EXHIBITION IN LA

    Tomintoul Whisky was at the KFWE (Kosher Food and Wine Exhibition) show in LA this weekend with our Tomintoul Whisky Brand Ambassador Iain Forteath.

    The show which takes place annually, brings together the best Kosher food, wine and spirits along with fans for a day of tastings and samplings, this year was a great turnout and we were pleased to be part of it again this year.

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  • Tomintoul Whisky at Up The Helly Viking Festival

    Tomintoul whisky and Up the Helly Viking Festival

    Up Helly Aa is the famous viking festival held in mid-winter to celebrate the end of the Yule period. The festival takes place every year in Shetland, Scotland, and it involves marching through the town or village in a variety of themed costumes.

    This year a few of our expressions were present at the festival, with hundreds of people from around the  world who attended.

    Below are pictures sent to us by Jill who attended the festival.

     

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  • Tomintoul Whisky Tasting at Mill Hill Wines

    Last night, guests were treated to live whisky tastings at the Mill Hill Wines store in North London. The event was led by Lorne Mackillop who has over 20 years experience within the whisky industry. It was a great turn out with guests pleasantly enjoying the Tomintoul whisky range and learning more about the our products and whisky making process. 

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  • Introducing The Tomintoul 40 Year Old Single Malt Whisky.

    Tomintoul 40

    We are proud to announce the release of our remarkable Tomintoul 40 Year Old Quadruple Cask.

    In an age when stocks of older single malt Scotch whiskies are becoming a rarity, it is a moment of joy for us to announce the launch of this 40 Year Old single malt Scotch whisky bottling. Master Distiller Robert Fleming whose family has been distilling whisky for generations; nosed and tasted each cask from the 1974 year of distillation as they rested peacefully in the corners of the Distillery warehouses. Having found four remarkable casks amongst them, Robert considered these of such truly outstanding quality and attributes that they were selected for their own unique Quadruple cask bottling.

    The single malt from these exceptional quadruple casks has been bottled in hand-crafted crystal decanters which have been individually numbered.  The gift box has been especially designed to provide a unique presentation featuring a twin door opening with cushioned padding on the inside. The wooded exterior is finished in a fabulous matt black lacquer. Customised spaces on the inside accommodate a crystal glass stopper and an information leaflet.

    The quadruple cask release is truly limited with only 500 bottles.

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  • 9 Interesting facts about Tomintoul.

    9 Interesting facts about Tomintoul

    1.Tomintoul Distillery is named after the nearby highest village in the Highlands of Scotland and is surrounded by nature’s beauty.

    2.Tomintoul is “Hillock of the Barn” in Scottish Gaelic; ironically meaning small hill considering it is one of the highest villages in Scotland at 345 m (1,132 ft)

    3. Tomintoul Whisky holds the record for the world’s largest Single Malt Scotch Whisky bottle containing 105.3 litres, enough to serve 5,230 drams.

    4. Our whisky is matured in the finest bourbon and sherry casks, sometimes stowed away 12 meters high across 7 warehouses.

    5.We’re known as the ‘gentle dram’ because of our unbelievably smooth and rounded whisky.

    6.Tomintoul is one of the very few independently run distilleries in Scotland.

    7.We produce 3½ million litres of whisky each year and our whisky can be found in the four corners of the world from the Far East to South America.

    8. Our limited edition "Five Decades" Single Malt Scotch Whisky has a special blend of rare and deliciously matured casks from 1965 all the way through to 2005.

     

    9. Tomintoul with a Peaty Tang is made using Speyside peat to malt the barley. This tightly compact soil has been in the earth for thousands of years, once burnt this smoke imparts a special flavour to the whisky. The whisky is produced at the Distillery twice a year and closes for 2 weeks after the production to clean out the pipes and stills from the heavy peat scent. Tomintoul peaty tang is an unbelievably smooth and rich peated malt whisky, gaining popularity amongst peat and even non-peat whisky lovers.

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  • Season's Greetings

    Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! May your day be filled with laughter and cheer (and a dram of Tomintoul of course) :) .

    Best wishes,

    Tomintoul Team

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