Whisky Tastings in York

We host exclusive, private and ticketed whisky tasting masterclasses in York and throughout the UK. We host corporate whisky tastings in York for businesses and their clients. Contact us today about us hosting an exclusive tasting event for you in York. We host our tastings in hotels, restaurants and at business addresses in York.

Private Whisky Tastings in York

Nobody in York can offer such authentic whisky tastings as we do. We’ve worked in the whisky industry for many years. David was Distillery Manager at one of the largest malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, the mighty Caol Ila Distillery on the windswept and beautiful Isle of Islay. He’s lucky enough to have been given the responsibility of choosing whisky for limited edition bottlings and before moving to Islay regularly bottled his own single casks.

Our competitors hosting whisky tastings are brand ambassadors or sales representatives and whilst their events are engaging, they cannot offer the authenticity that we do, given our experience at the coal face of whisky production.

When we host a whisky tasting for your clients in York, we’ll be bringing Scotland to you.

Corporate Whisky Tastings in York

We specialise in hosting whisky tastings for any occasion whether it be a private party, a business reception or a corporate event. We can host a whisky tasting for your employees or clients in York or anywhere else in the UK. We also host private gin tastings in York.

Our whisky tastings in York are bespoke to every clients needs. Sometimes we host whisky dinners for clients in York, we work closely with the chef to ensure that each course is perfectly paired with each whisky.  If you would like further information about our private tastings or if you would like to check availability, please complete the form below and we will reply to you very quickly.

 

Private Whisky Tastings in Nottingham

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We host whisky tastings in Nottingham and all over the UK. Whether you would like a whisky tasting at your celebration for you and your guests or in conjunction with your corporate event, each of our tastings are bespoke to our clients requirements. Our whisky tastings and gin tastings are perfect for stag parties and hen dos, we’d love to host one for you.

Nottingham Private Whisky Tastings

Nobody in Nottingham can offer such authentic whisky tastings as we do. We’ve worked in the whisky industry for many years. David was Distillery Manager at one of the largest malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, the mighty Caol Ila Distillery on the windswept and beautiful Isle of Islay. He’s lucky enough to have been given the responsibility of choosing whisky for limited edition bottlings and before moving to Islay regularly bottled his own single casks.

Our competitors hosting whisky tastings in Nottingham are brand ambassadors or sales representatives and whilst their events are engaging, they cannot offer the authenticity that we do, given our experience at the coal face of whisky production.

When we host a whisky tasting for your guests in Nottingham, we’ll be bringing Scotland to you.

Corporate Whisky Tastings in Nottingham

We specialise in hosting whisky tastings for any occasion whether it be a private party, a business reception or a corporate event. We can host a whisky tasting for your employees or clients in Nottingham or anywhere else in the UK. We also host private gin tastings in Nottingham.

Our whisky tastings in Nottingham are bespoke to every clients needs. Sometimes we host whisky dinners for clients in Nottingham, we work closely with the chef to ensure that each course is perfectly paired with each whisky.  If you would like further information about our private tastings or if you would like to check availability, please complete the form below and we will reply to you very quickly.

 

Gin Tastings in London

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Have Us Host an Exclusive Gin Tasting in London For You!

We host gin tastings in London and throughout the UK. We also host gin and whisky tastings for private parties and at corporate events in London. We’ll host a gin tasting in London at a venue to suit you. Whether the gin tasting in London is for your clients or as a treat for your team , we’ll bring the world of gin to you.

Gin Tastings

During our Gin Tastings guests taste 6 gins neat before preparing the perfect serve gin & tonic with garnishes as suggested by the distillers. Our gin tastings in London are all about the gin, we present gins that we love, gins that have been made properly by authentic distillers with passion and integrity, and above all gins that demonstrate provenance and placeness.

Our tastings are fun and informative and are enjoyed by those both new to the wonderful world of gin and by seasoned enthusiasts!

Private Gin Tastings in London

We arrange private gin tastings for private parties, stag parties, hen parties, corporate events and for special birthdays. We provide all the glassware, the garnishes, tasting notes and of course the gin!

If you are interested in learning more about our gin tastings in London, fill in the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

 

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Our Gin Tastings

When you join one of our gin tastings you can expect it to be a little different. Having worked in the distilling industry for many years, we know that the distiller who has painstakingly crafted the gin before you, wants you to be able to taste the spirit and to appreciate the difference between their gin and those produced by their competitors. The spirit is the heart and soul of any distillery, whether it be destined for a fine single malt whisky or for a premium London dry gin.

Nosing and Tasting Gin

At the beginning of our tasting I talk guests through the rationale of the choice of glassware that I like to use in comparative spirit tastings. I then demonstrate how to nose, taste and evaluate spirit.  I then ask guests to spend a few minutes nosing the neat gins, and to make a note of any aromas that they detect, there are no right or wrong answers, what one person gets will be completely different to the next.

We nose each of the gins ‘blind’, I don’t reveal the brand name of the gin until later, we then go on to having a taste of each neat gin, again to see if guests identify any particular flavours. We then prepare the gin and tonic using garnishes as suggested by the distiller and enjoy our first drink.

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The Gin Garnish and Tonics

I prepare the garnishes as suggested by the distillers for the ‘perfect serve’ for each gin. I always suggest to guests that they should perhaps taste the gin and tonic before garnishing. I believe some garnishes can totally over power the flavour of the gin. I don’t see the point in spending £40 on a special bottle of gin only to mask its character by adding heavily flavoured garnishes or tonic. I think it is similar in a way to how we drink single malt whisky. There is nothing wrong with adding  a large dollop of coca cola to your £50 single malt whisky, it’s just that the end product will taste exactly the same as it would if you had used a £12 blended whisky from the supermarket.

I adopt a similar approach with the choice of tonic for my tastings. There are many tonics on the market to choose from and It is great that people have their own favourites and that it is encouraging consumers to explore the gin category. During a tasting however, it is important that each spirit is tasted in exactly the same way, using the same glassware, some would argue without garnish, and if tonic is being used, exactly the same product for each serve.

Once each gin & tonic has been prepared and tasted, I talk about the gin brand and the history of the distillers who make it. I’ll also talk about the production process and botanicals, both traditional and local, used to make each gin.

We hope to see you at a gin tasting in London soon!

 

 

Stag Party Whisky Tasting in London

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Are you looking for a great idea for your stag party in London? We host truly authentic and fun whisky tastings for stag parties in London and throughout the UK.

Fancy a Whisky Tasting For Your Stag Party in London?

We can arrange a fun and informative whisky tasting for your stag do in London. We provide everything you need to make your London stag party whisky tasting a success, we provide all the glassware, all the tasting notes and of course the whisky!

During your whisky tasting your guests will taste 6 awesome single malt whiskies from the different whisky producing regions of Scotland. Your stag do will hear all about the history of Scotch whisky and how it makes the incredible journey from field to table.

The whiskies that we present are drams that you are less likely to see on the supermarket shelves. There will be guests amongst your stag party who think they don’t like whisky, don’t worry, we will try our very best to change their minds!

Contact Us!

There is loads of info about our private whisky tastings below. If you would like to contact us or to check availability or to book, please call David on 07875 405 980 or complete the form below and we’ll be back to you as soon as we can!

 

What Is Involved In a Stag Party Whisky Tasting?

When you arrange a whisky tasting for your stag party with us we will liaise with you to ensure that  the event is designed to fit around your other activities, and that the tasting commences at a time convenient to you. That might be before dinner, with dinner (I can pair the whiskies with each course), or as after dinner entertainment.

I bring all of the whisky, the glassware, tasting notes, all I need you to provide me with is some space to conduct the tasting. Some times I’ll use a projector and screen to show a virtual distillery tour, a dining room is great for this.

I’ve worked with whisky for 20 years, I’ve produced it, bottled it, marketed it, retailed it and presented it. For years I worked at the coal face of whisky production on the Isle of Islay in the Hebrides where I was Brand Home Manager at Lagavulin Distillery before becoming Distillery Manager at the largest distillery on Islay, the mighty Caol Ila. My tastings are therefore very authentic as well as being good fun.

How To Book a Whisky Tasting For a Stag Party

If you would like more information about our private whisky tastings for stag (or Hen) parties please call David on 07875 405 980 to discuss. Alternatively complete the contact form above and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

We host whisky and gin tastings throughout the UK and can travel to any location. We regularly host tasting events in holiday lets and self catering properties.

We hope to see you at your stag party soon!

David

PS we host gin tastings for stag parties too!!

 

Private Corporate Whisky Tasting Glasgow

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We regularly host corporate whisky tasting masterclasses for businesses and their clients throughout the UK. We would love to host an exclusive whisky tasting masterclass for your corporate event or business function in Glasgow.

Private Whisky Tastings in Glasgow

We regularly host exclusive corporate whisky tastings in Glasgow, in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland. Wherever you are in Glasgow, we’ll come to your venue to host the whisky tasting. We provide everything you need to make your whisky tasting in Glasgow a success, we provide all the glassware, the tasting notes and of course the whisky!

Authentic Whisky Masterclasses in Glasgow

Nobody in Glasgow can offer such authentic whisky tastings as we do. I was distillery manager at one of the largest malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, the mighty Caol Ila Distillery on the windswept and beautiful Isle of Islay. I’m lucky enough to have been given the responsibility of choosing whisky for limited edition bottlings and before moving to Islay regularly bottled my own single casks. Its a difficult job but someone has to do it!

Our competitors who host whisky tastings in Glasgow are brand ambassadors or sales representatives and whilst their events are engaging, they cannot offer the authenticity that we do, given our experience at the coal face of whisky production.

When we host a whisky tasting for your clients in Glasgow you can be sure that they’ll be enjoying a truly authentic whisky experience.

Corporate Whisky Tastings in Glasgow

We specialise in providing whisky tastings for any occasion whether it be at a party, a business reception or a corporate event. We can host a whisky tasting for you in Glasgow or anywhere else in Scotland. We also host private gin tastings in Glasgow.  Our whisky tasting events in Glasgow are bespoke to our clients needs. We host whisky dinners for for corporate events in Glasgow, we work closely with the chef to ensure that each course is perfectly paired with each whisky.  If you would like further information about our private tastings or if you would like to check availability, please complete the form below and we will reply to you very quickly.

 

Our Whisky Tastings

Our tastings are fun and informative, they are suitable for the newcomer to the wonderful world of single malt whisky and for the seasoned enthusiast.

Whisky Tasting

Regional Whisky Tasting

Our regional whisky tastings are an imbibing journey around the whisky producing regions of Scotland. Guests enjoy a whisky from the regions of Highlands, Speyside, Lowlands, Islands, Campbeltown and Islay. During this tasting we demonstrate the diversity in whisky profiles produced by many distilleries in Scotland.

As part of the regional malt whisky tasting, guests will learn how single malt whisky makes the special journey from field to table. We often takes guests on a virtual distillery tour so that we can offer an in-depth explanation about the whisky making process.

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Islay Whisky Tasting

We have lived on Islay and still work on this beautiful island. There are no less than 8 iconic malt whisky distilleries in production on Islay at the moment with a 9th, Ardnahoe Distillery being built right now and rumours of more in planning process. Islay distilleries produce an incredible array of whisky profiles from rich and sweet drams to smokey, medicinal, phenolic, big peaty monsters. There is a dram for everyone on Islay, the whisky isn’t all about the peat. Given our experience at the coal face of whisky production on Islay, we offer a real insight in to what it is like to live and work on the island and an in-depth look at each distillery and the whiskies made there.

This tasting is a must for anyone who is thinking about visiting the magic Isle of Islay. Like all of our tastings it is fun and informative and suitable for the newcomer to single malt whisky and for the seasoned enthusiast.

Rare Whisky Tasting

Our rare whisky tastings showcase whiskies that are hard to find. They may be drams from distilleries that no longer exist, they might be extremely rare distillery only bottlings or limited editions. Often drams in our rare whisky tastings are from single cask bottlings most of which are bottled at natural cask strength.

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Whisky Dinner

If you are planning a dinner for your guests we can match each course with the perfect dram. Usually we talk about the history of Scotch whisky and how whisky is made before dinner and then will introduce each whisky before each course. We will explain why we have paired that whisky to that particular course before guests enjoy their dram with the food.

Contact Us About Your Whisky Tasting

If you are thinking about having a whisky tasting at your party, business meeting or corporate event, please call David on 07875 405 980 and he will answer all your questions, recommend a package and discuss costs with you.

Get in touch with us today if you would like us to host a very special whisky tasting at your event.

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David