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Whisky Month 2014

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A loft of Highland cows
EXCLUSIVE: Scotland's whisky-flavoured milk

Take a look at the fold of Highland cows who have started producing a creamy, whisky-tasting milk

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Whether you’re a whisky novice or a real connoisseur, join Scotland in the month-long, country-wide celebrations of our national drink as part of Homecoming Scotland’s Whisky Month in May. Taking in a diverse range of events that spread across the country, explore Scottish landscape, food and culture through whisky and discover the unique characteristics of Scotland’s whisky regions with behind-the-scenes experiences and distillery tours.

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    Whisky Month logo
  • Inverness Whisky Festival, Highlands
    Inverness Whisky Festival
  • Two men in full traditional Highland dress enjoy a dram of whisky
    Two men in full traditional Highland dress enjoy a dram of whisky
  • Strathisla Distillery in Moray
    Strathisla Distillery in Moray
Fuegos artificiales en el festival Spirit of Speyside, en la región de Moray

Events and festivals

Join the Whisky Month celebrations and discover the fantastic range of whisky festivals across the country.

A man enjoys a dram of whisky ad Dundas Castle near Edinburgh

Whisky tastings

Follow our comprehensive whisky guide to help you discover the unique flavours of Scotch drams you’ll love.

Abhainn Dearg Distillery, Isle of Lewis

Whisky trails

Follow the Malt Whisky Trail or western coast whisky itineraries and uncover Scotland’s whisky regions.

The mash tun at Glen Garioch Distillery, Oldmeldrum

About 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.

Looking across to the main buldings of the Cardhu Distillery


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.

Whisky bottles behind a bar at Òran Mór, Glasgow.

Whisky bars

Scotland has plenty of historic and unique drinking establishments where you can sample wee drams of the finest malts or watch mixologists whip up delicious cocktails.

Homecoming Scotland 2014

Homecoming Scotland 2014

Come and celebrate the Year of Homecoming in 2014 when Scotland welcomes the world with a packed programme of events.