Whisky & Gin Tasting
Whisky Tasting at Glenapp
Join our knowledgeable Glenapp Whisky connoisseurs for a wonderful taste of Scotland. The Glenapp team will create a bespoke interactive whisky tasting experience and you can sample an array of different and unique whisky styles from the Scottish lowlands, to the highlands and islands of this beautiful country. Our Glenapp tasting experts will showcase three marvellous single malts.
£65 per guest/minimum 2 guests per tasting
The Whisky Experience at Glenapp Castle
For many of our guests a visit to Scotland would not be complete without sampling the national spirit and learning more about how the unique tastes of the different distilleries are created. Get a real taste for Scotch Whisky and its fascinating heritage with our experts from the "Whisky Experience". They will create bespoke demonstrations, including tastings and food pairing while conveying the history and process of making some of the most famous whisky in the world, a perfect way to while away the evening all in the comfort of Glenapp Castle.
£500 per experience for up to 10 guests/£50 per additional guest
Bladnoch Distillery has four bespoke tours available exclusively for Glenapp Castle guests.
The Bladnoch Private Tour includes a 3-course meal in the Private Dining Room, a guided tasting through three different Bladnoch expressions, a wonderful gift to take home and the chance to experience everything that Bladnoch has to offer - £150 per guest suitable for a minimum of two guests
The Private Tour at Bladnoch is a 90 minute tour and tasting including four Bladnoch expressions. The experience ends with a gift from Bladnoch of a crystal Glencairn tasting glass for guests to take home as a memory of their fantastic tour - £40 per guest for a minimum of three guests
The Connoisseurs Experience
This is the ultimate Bladnoch experience, join Bladnoch’s Master Distiller Dr Nick Savage for an incredibly rare master class and exquisite paired Whisky lunch. Guests will have the opportunity to dive in and learn the ins and outs of the whisky making process and explore some otherwise unseen parts of the 203-year-old distillery. This experience is perfect for the real Whisky enthusiasts as Dr Nick Savage will discuss with you how to successfully pair your expressions with food and how each expression is developed. The experience will end with a delicious four course meal in the Private Dining room hosted by Dr Savage with a bespoke menu design and rare Whisky pairing. Each guest before departure will be given a gift bag to take away as a wonderful momentum of their time at Bladnoch.
£350 per guest suitable for a minimum of four guests
The Voyagers Tour
If you are unable to come to Bladnoch, then Bladnoch will come to you. One of the very experienced distillery team will come to the Castle and give you a virtual show round of the distillery on the projector and screen within our picturesque library. From the virtual show round, you will get a sense of the rich history of the distillery whilst also being shown where and how each expression is made. Guests will then taste and be talked through four Bladnoch expressions, with a crystal Glencairn tasting glass as a souvenir.
£60 per guest suitable for a minimum of four guests
The Warehouse Experience
This truly special experience will take you into the world of Scotch Whisky making, hosted by the wonderful Distillery Manager Neil Bulloch. Neil will talk you through the intricacies of the production of each expression of the ageing Bladnoch barrels before you can sample five of these wonderful whiskies for yourself. Enjoy the rare opportunity to see exactly where the production starts to where it ends in the spectacular Bladnoch warehouse. Guests will then enjoy a gourmet three course meal with a special gift to take home – the perfect memory of this wonderful experience.
£200 per guest suitable for a minimum of four guests
Gin Tasting at Glenapp Castle
Glenapp Guests have the opportunity to enjoy five samples of Scottish craft gins with tonics and garnishes all in the comfort of Glenapp Castle. With a tasting expert from AD Rattray you will be guided through the nosing and tasting of a section of Scottish gins. Experiment with different garnishes before adding tonic to create the ultimate G&T, the perfect introduction to the world of gin, its history, production, styles and botanicals.
£600 per experience for up to 10 guests/£60 per additional guest
Crafty Distillery Gin Private Experience
Visit the Crafty Distillery for a truly exclusive experience from ‘Scotland’s Gin Destination of the Year’. The Crafty team will share the story of how their exciting Galloway based distillery was created from scratch to become one of the world’s most innovative craft distilleries. You'll get to learn the secrets of how they created their multi-award-winning Hills & Harbour Gin as well as their 24 Seven Vodka and their Smokey & Citrus Distilled Cocktail - a world first! During the experience they'll also be serving up perfect serves of their tasty spirits.
£250 for 1-4 guests/£50 per additional guest
Terms & Conditions
Each activity is subject to individual terms & conditions - please ask us for details when you make your reservation. All pricing detailed is for 2023.