Scotland has much to offer its visitors spectacular scenery, castles picturesque farms, lakes, cities like Edinburgh, Glasgow and whiskey. Scotch whiskey tourism is at its peak. In Scotland, there are 108 distilleries nothing more and nothing less without any doubt it is the perfect place for lovers of this drink. Distilleries offer tours of their facilities tastings and teach you everything you need to know about whiskey.
Among the fields of golden priming, Ross-shire is the distillery Glenmorangie (1843). The Men of Tain will give you a warm welcome. They are the artisans who ensure making whiskey as formerly done. They offer several types of tour: The Original Tour, The Signet Tour and The Heritage Tour. The tours are conducted with expert guides and can experience all stages of the whiskey making process from crushing and fermentation to distillation and maturation. In the Still House, you will see the highest distilleries in Scotland.
Glen Scotia was founded in 1832. In Glen Scotia, combine tradition with modernity. In his distillery they have always produced two styles of whiskey; peated and non peated. Peated whiskey is produced over a period of six weeks a year. Over the years, the quality of the whiskey has improved with a longer fermentation. Although the drafting process remains the same as it always was. They make different types of tours at fairly reasonable prices.
Tomatin is one of the most famous distilleries in Scotland. It is located in the Highlands of Scotland. The origins of whiskey production in Tomatin are difficult to pinpoint. The “official” distillery operates today was established in 1897 but there are reasons to believe that the production of whiskey, though illegal, has been an important part of life in the area for a long time. 85 employees of the brand still live in the houses of the distillery so for many of its workers are more than a job it is a lifestyle. Tomatin performs various interesting tours for their facilities: The Legacy Tour, Taste of Tomatin Tour, and Single Cask Experience.
Highland Park offers many types of tour visitors from the most basic to luxury tours. You can even make the Tour Specialist – Work a day at the Distillery and work a day at the distillery. Although the most attractive tour is the Specialist Tour – Vintage, on this visit give you the rare opportunity to taste three vintage whiskeys.
The distillery has survived many difficult periods in its more than 240 years of history. In 1950 the public was opened and have since received an average of 80,000 visitors each year By the way, if you visit the distillery not misses the memorial tribute to the cat towser the Mouse. In the distilleries, it was common to have cats for mice caught entering the stores attracted to the large amounts of cereals. Towser worked for 24 years in Glenturret. In fact, the cat is a champion because it killed about 28,899 rodents in his life. Towser is part of the Guinness Book of Records. Today, the distillery has other cats, which have become an attraction for visitors.
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