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The latest from the Tomintoul team
  • Tomintoul Collaborates with Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

    We are delighted to work with the world famous Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club to create a very special whisky to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of this legendary club. 

    At a special launch event Tomintoul Brand Ambassador Iain Forteath held a deconstructed tasting to show how the whisky was created, and the influence that Tomintoul, our gentle dram, had in the final product. The whisky itself was created together with the legendary band The Ronnie Scott's Allstars who worked closely with Iain on the blend. 

    Talking about the scotch Iain Forteath said "the Bourbon casks used by Tomintoul give a creamy and sweet base to Ronnie's Scotch, and the sherry matured adds the sweet dried fruit layers. We also added a touch of heavily peated Tomintoul to give a subtle smoky backbone to the blend".

    This very limited edition bottling can only be bought directly from Ronnie Scott's Club - please follow the link for more info https://www.ronniescotts.co.uk/merchandise

  • Gold Award for Tomintoul!

    We are delighted to announce that Tomintoul 15 Year Old has won a Gold medal at the internationally recognised Meiningers Spirits Awards. 

    This award recognises the excellence of Tomintoul single malt and the hard work, skill and dedication that goes into making this gentle dram at our distillery in the heart of Speyside. 

  • New Shoulders for the Wash Still at Tomintoul

    Delighted to receive our wonderful new shoulders and boil ball section for wash still number 2 in the still room. This section was handcrafted by the team at Forsyth's of Rothes, who are famous for making potstills for the whisky industry. 

    Once installed this will last for another 25 years, which means it will help to make a lot of Tomintoul whisky!

  • Tomintoul Wins at The Scotch Whisky Masters

    The Scotch Whisky Masters is a renowned competition where a panel of spirits experts blind taste the very best whisky in the industry.

    We are therefore delighted to announce that our Tomintoul 16 Year Old and 21 Year Old have both won gold medals at this prestigious competition. 

    This result is a testament to the skill, hard work and dedication that goes into making The Gentle Dram.

  • The Tomintoul Team are back at the BBC Good Food Show

    Another fantastic BBC Good Food Show for the Tomintoul team. 

    This year we are sampling and selling our full range of single malts, plus some excellent new single casks. 

    Come and see us in hall 19, stand F624.

  • The Team are at Vinexpo Bordeaux

    This week we are attending this world class wine and spirits event in Bordeaux. 

    Come and meet the team if you're there. 

  • An incredible Spirit of Speyside 2019!

    The new events at Spirit of Speyside this year went down a storm  - and not even the snow stopped us or our interpid visitors. 

    Our Global Brand Ambassador Iain hosted tastings in the distillery and down on the banks of the River Avon, sometimes fighting through snow to get there. 

    We were delighted to welcome so many people to the distillery and hope that you all enjoyed it as much as we did. 

    Please keep watching - our events will be even bigger and better next year!

     

  • Award nomination at Spirit of Speyside!

    We are delighted to announce that our "Fireside Sessions" event at the world famous Spirit of Speyside has been nominated for a "Best New Event" award. 

    This event has our Global Brand Ambassador Iain Forteath, hosting an intimate tasting session on the banks of the stunning River Avon which is right next to the distillery. 

    Guests will enjoy a few really special drams, some stories and maybe even a song or two, accompanied by some specially chosen cigars and toasted marshmallows as well. All under a glorious Cairngorms sky, which will have a star or two in it by the time we walk back up to the distillery at the end of the event. 

    We can't wait! 

    For more info visit the website https://www.spiritofspeyside.com/

  • Spirit of Speyside 2019

    The team are busy getting ready for the world famous Spirit of Speyside festival which starts next week, running from the 1st to 6th May.

    This year we are delighted to be involved not only in the event at Dufftown (where we hope to see all our old friends, and make some new ones as well!) but also in some unique new events that we are running for the first time ever this year. 

    Our Global Brand Ambassador, Iain Forteath, is hosting three new events, that will give all our visitors some unique perspectives on the distillery and our whisky. So whether it's having a whisky cocktail and a bacon roll in the morning, or enjoying a toasted marshmallow and a dram by the river in the evening, there's an event that will suit everyone. 

    Our Production Manager, Graeme Bowie, is also hosting some unique whisky tasting events, both at the distillery and in Dufftown. For more info and to purchase tickets for Iain or Graeme's events please visit the Spirit of Speyside website - but be quick, they are selling out fast!

    https://www.spiritofspeyside.com/events

    Hope to see you at the distillery or in Dufftown - enjoy the festival!

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