In 2014, the Year of Homecoming Scotland, May was celebrated as Whisky Month, taking in a diverse range of events ranging from whisky tasting sessions to behind-the-scenes experiences and distillery tours. If you've missed it, don't worry - there are still plenty more excellent Homecoming events showcasing the country's distinctive identity. Check out the packed programme of cultural, active, food & drink, ancestral and natural events.
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Inverness Whisky Festival
Two men in full traditional Highland dress enjoy a dram of whisky
Whisky from Scotland is full of complexities. As well as an array of distinctive flavours and smells to experience, you can find out more about its long history and discover distilling process used to create Scotland's national drink.
There are hundreds of working distilleries across Scotland, each producing single malts with distintive flavours. Find out more about the Scotch whisky regions of Scotland and the distilleries you can visit.