Raise a Dram at a New Distillery

This year is set to be the best yet to sample some of our most famous spirits. Scotland’s rugged landscapes, varied botanicals, natural produce and history of distilling mean there are plenty of places across the country to enjoy our hand-crafted whiskies and gin. Complete your clients’ holiday to Scotland in 2024 with a trip to a distillery.

Port of Leith Distillery

Location: Edinburgh
Contact: The Port of Leith Distillery

Situated in Leith, one of Edinburgh’s coolest neighbourhoods, Scotland’s first vertical distillery opened in late 2023 and has some pretty unbeatable views across the Firth of Forth.

Rosebank Distillery

Location: Falkirk
Contact: Rosebank Distillery

This Falkirk-based whisky distillery is ideal for those looking for a luxury, authentic experience. Once a producer of whisky described as ‘The King of the Lowlands’, the distillery is opening again, soon, for the first time in 25 years.

Edinburgh Gin

Location: Edinburgh
Contact: Edinburgh Gin

An Edinburgh institution, Edinburgh Gin is opening its new distillery in the atmospheric arches next to Waverley train station. They’re hoping to open for visitors in summer 2024 with their unique gin tours and experiences.

Eden Mill Distillery

Location: Fife
Contact: Eden Mill Distillery – Peter van Peborgh-Gooch – pvanpeborgh-gooch@edenmill.com

The St Andrews-based distillers will be opening their new premises overlooking the estuary and St Andrews skyline in 2024, offering gin and whisky experiences. From February 2024, there will also be an Eden Mill Experience in the heart of Edinburgh.

The Dram Queen

Location: Speyside
Contact: The Dram Queen – Ann Miller – annshirleymiller@gmail.com / +44(0) 790 9687 645

Book a whisky experience with Ann Miller, the Dram Queen! Your clients can learn all they need to know about whisky from a Keeper of the Quaich – an honour for those who have made a significant impact on the world of whisky. From tastings, distillery visits, courses, food and experiences, it’s the perfect introduction to whisky or for those looking to learn more.

Drumbane Distillery

Location: Callander, Stirling
Contact: Drumbane Distillery

The first Scotch Whisky with an Italian heart, Drumbane Distillery is the first to combine Scottish and Italian heritage. Expected to open summer 2024, offering experience such as guided tastings and meet the master distillers.

Deerness Distillery

Location: Orkney
Contact: Deerness Distillery

Located in East Mainland Orkney, 20 minutes from Kirkwall and the airport. Deerness Distillery’s expansion is expected to open spring 2024, with a larger retail area, café for 40 plus, whisky still room (visible form the café), cask storage and new unique space to hold tasting experiences, events and private functions.

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