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Tue, 14 Nov


Sandman Hotel, Aberdeen

Whisky Talks - Aberdeen

Get ready to indulge your senses and embark on a whisky journey like no other. Join us for an extraordinary day hosted by CopperCairn, where whisky expertise meets playful enchantment. Secure your spot now for this free event that redefines your whisky experience.

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Whisky Talks - Aberdeen
Whisky Talks - Aberdeen

Time & Location

14 Nov 2023, 12:00 – 19:00 GMT

Sandman Hotel, Aberdeen, St Andrew St, Aberdeen, UK


About the event

Embark on a half-day immersive journey presented by CopperCairn Whisky Experiences as we invite special guests to help us unravel the captivating world of Scottish and global whisky.

From the moment you step in, you'll be greeted by a welcoming atmosphere with a whisky highball in hand – setting the perfect tone for what's to come.

Join your hosts for the day, Mitch Bechard and Fraser Campbell (CopperCairn) as they kick things off with "Whisky Myth-pours" which challenges the outdated notions and perceptions around whisky. Let your curiosity run wild as they debunk myths and lead a lively Q&A session to enlighten and entertain you.

Followed by "A Rare Dram" which looks into the world of exclusive, old and rare whiskies from none other than the prolific whisky raconteur, Daryl Haldane (Beam Suntory).

Next, we have "From Deeside to Speyside" which delves into the realm of whisky tourism. In the company of influential guest speakers Steph Murray (The Dowans Hotel), Adrian Gomes (Tippling House), Gemma Cruickshank (Visit Moray Speyside) you'll explore the significance and evolution of whisky tourism in the enchanting locales of Speyside & Aberdeen.

But the adventure doesn't stop there. Join us for "The Crystal (High)Ball" with insightful discussions with Mitch and Fraser as they delve into global trends, consumer preferences, and the future of whisky.

Engage with some of Scotland's top-tier distillery visitor centre managers, such as Tom Jolly (The Macallan) with "The Evolution of Distillery Visits" in a panel discussion, gaining insights into exceptional whisky tourism experiences.

Finally, we wrap up the day with a special focus on "The Art of the Whisky Ambassador" Led by veteran ambassadors Daryl Haldane, Charlotte Coyle, and Mitch and Fraser, this session also offers a sampling of hand-selected whiskies and insider stories that unveil the secrets behind this intriguing role.

And what's a grand event without "Cocktails, Canapés and Catch-ups" , join us as we toast to the day's experiences, exchange insights and make new friends during our networking session in The Sandman whisky bar.

Join us for a day that's as informative as it is fun – where whisky expertise meets a touch of mischievous fun, brought to you by CopperCairn Whisky Experiences

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