The Highland Whisky Academy

Immerse yourself in Whisky with our ultimate experience based in the Highland and Speyside Whisky Regions of Scotland. Arrive with Whisky on your mind and leave with it in your heart at the Highland Whisky Academy. 14th - 18th March 4th - 11th Sept

We start on Monday 14th March with a sensory experience with the "Whisky Doc" Paul McGlaughlin. Taking you on a journey of taste and smell, you'll learn exactly what goes on in your head when you take that wonderful sniff of whisky.

Annie Manson will then take us on a flavour-led sherry experience. Sherry has a massive influence on the whisky industry, learn more than you'll ever need to know from Annie's in depth and enthusiastic masterclass.

That afternoon Glen Garioch's distillery manager Kwanele will be taking us on a new make exploration journey from 2014 to present day, changes in spirit since using installing direct fire this year. 

Tuesday sees us on a visit to Portgordon Malting for a tour and education on how the malt is made for a host of our great whisky. Tuesday afternoon will be a trip to the renowned Glendronach for a warehouse tour and tasting.

Wednesday is Speyside day. Glenallachie distillery follows a behind the scenes Cooperage tour and a chat and drams with Tatsuya Minagawa at the world famous Highlander Inn in Craigellachie.

Thursday we are starting at Ardmore with a closed door tour and a decades warehouse tasting going back to the mid 1900's! Then up to our newest distillery at Burn o Bennie, an innovative, forward thinking new distillery where you will get an up close and personal tour of their warehouses.

From £900 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

March — September

Contact details

Inverurie Whisky Shop Whisky Tours of Scotland

Unit 1 Burnside
Burn Lane
AB51 4UZ

Tour information


4 Days


  • Bespoke
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • Whisky

Tour prices

From £900 Per Adult

Prices are subject to change depending on season

Inverurie Whisky Shop Whisky Tours of Scotland

Tour company information

Inverurie Whisky Shop Whisky Tours of Scotland

The Inverurie Whisky Shop are proud to bring you even closer to Scotland's national drink with an exclusive selection of distillery tours across Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Featuring some of the best whisky tasting experiences Scotland has on offer, from hidden gems to classic malts, every tour is unique and memorable. Whether you want an informative tour around some of the best known whiskies in the Highlands or you'd like to uncover some of Scotland's "Secret Malts" we can put together the perfect day. We look forward to welcoming you.

Opening times

Tour Queries Available between 9am and 8pm Weekly
Shop Opening Times Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm

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Key facilities

  • Parking
  • Pets Welcome

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