Dornoch Whisky Festival

Friday 27th - Monday 30th October 2017

About Dornoch Whisky Festival

**Dates announced for 2017 event Friday 27th – Monday 30th October 2017 – full programme to follow**

To give you a flavour of what is to come this was the programme for 2016.

We are pleased to be joined by Charles Macleana well known whisky writer and taster, who starred in the film ‘The Angel’s Share’, based in the local Balblair Distillery. A unique opening event is planned on Friday 28th with Charlie leading a welcome tasting prior to the viewing Angel’s Share in Balblair! He will also be hosting a dinner at Links House and taking a master class in the new Carnegie Whisky Cellars.

The Dalmore Masked Dinner will be held at the Royal Golf Hotel and the Glenmorangie Gala Dinner at the Royal Dornoch Golf Club, which celebrates 400 years of golf in 2016. The award winning Whisky Bar in the Castle will host an ‘Old and Rare Bottle Tasting’.

On Saturday 29th there will be a grand tasting at the Dornoch Castle Hotel where you will be able to sample whiskies from 16 different distilleries, followed in the evening by Ceilidh and Barbecue. Throughout the weekend master classes and distillery tours will be run, including to Teaninich Distillery, usually closed to the public!

There is a golf competition on Royal Dornoch to round off the weekend.

All events have restricted numbers, so book now:


For full details please see the programme below