Islay Single Malt Whisky Masterclasses With David Wood at The Islay Whisky Festival 2018
I can’t wait to be back on Islay in May 2018 for the greatest whisky show on Earth where I will once again be hosting a series of exclusive Islay single malt whisky masterclasses. This is an exclusive opportunity to attend a tasting featuring drams from the different distilleries on Islay hosted by a former Caol Ila distillery manager.
I have no links to any distilleries so my tastings give guests an unbiased look in to the distilling industry on Islay. We’ll be tasting some awesome drams , both proprietary bottlings and independently bottled drams.
Reserve Your Tickets For The Masterclasses Here
Tickets for our Islay Malt Whisky Masterclasses are available here, please click the links below to reserve your tickets:
Malt Whisky Masterclass – 6.30pm session 28/05/18 – Gaelic College Bowmore – SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT
Islay Whisky Festival 2018
The 2018 Islay Whisky Festival is set to begin on Friday 25th May and run for just over a week until Saturday 2nd June. Just like last year, we will be hosting a number of whisky masterclasses. Our tasting events on Islay are very special because we show whiskies from each of the distilleries as we are not tied to any of them. Our tasting events are therefore biased to one thing, Islay whiskies!
Guided Islay Whisky Festival Distilleries Experience
Are you looking for accommodation during the Islay Festival 2018? We are offering 8 lucky guests the opportunity of joining us on our week long Guided Islay Distilleries Experience beginning on Saturday 26th May. This is an exclusive opportunity for up to 8 people to enjoy the ultimate Islay experience hosted by myself David Wood, former Caol Ila Distillery Manager?
Whats included in the Guided Islay Distilleries Experience at Islay Whisky Festival 2018?
- Luxury accommodation for up to 8 guests in a very large traditional farmhouse on one of the largest sporting estates on Islay with mountain views and roaring fires
- All food during the week including a three course meal each evening
- All transport whilst on Islay
- A full itinerary of distillery tours and tastings
- An industry expert as your host
The all inclusive price per head is £2365 which we think offers tremendous value for what is a very special experience.
If you are interested in joining us on this whisky trip of a lifetime, please contact us here
The Islay Whisky Festival 2018 Distillery Events
There are currently 8 distilleries on Islay, and soon to be 9 once the new Ardnahoe Distillery is built. There is also a distillery on Jura, the neighbouring island, Jura Distillery. The other distilleries which will be holding special events throughout the week are Ardbeg, Bruichladdich, Bunnahabhain, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, Bowmore, Kilchoman, Laphroaig and Jura.
The distillery events programmes tend to be released a couple of months before the whisky festival commences. Once published, you will be able to book tickets for events at each distillery, but be sure to keep an eye out as they book up very quickly!
We hope to see you at one of our tasting events at the Islay Whisky Festival 2018!
Slainte and happy drams!