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  • TOMINTOUL WHISKY CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

    Finding the perfect whisky for the festive season can sometimes be a difficult task whether it's a gift for a family or friend or something to enjoy this Christmas. To help, we've put together a guide from our selection of award winning whiskies to help you to find the perfect whisky this Christmas. 

    Tomintoul 10 YO

    The perfect introduction to our Tomintoul malt whiskies. The 10 year old is all Bourbon cask matured, giving it a creamy vanilla note. The vanilla backbone is bound with lifted citrus, heather and sweet honey notes fading into a moreish finish of honey and sweet spices. 

    Tomintoul 12 Year Old Portwood

    A bit of a special Tomintoul, finished in port pipes. A delicious nose of Bassets fruit salads, walnuts and toasty malt lead into a palate of fruit crumble and creamy almond puree. The finish is soft, fruity and sweet luring you back for another. Try pairing this dram up with your cheeseboard this Christmas! 

     

    Tomintoul 12 Year Old Oloroso

    A limited edition release of Tomintoul finished for 2 years in Oloroso sherry casks. This 12 year old is weightier than the classic Tomintoul styles with rich raisin and vanilla tones leading the nose. The palate is smooth and oaky with sweet layers of dried fruit and toffee, finishing on a smooth mellow maple and walnut note.

    Tomintoul Peaty Tang

    Something for the smoky whisky fan! The Peaty Tang is a cheeky little dram with the nose of an Islay and the heart of a Speyside. A full and smoky heather nose leads into a surprising palate of sweet Peat and fruity, nutty malt notes. This balance of sweet and smoky continues long on the palate. A great Whisky for someone who wants a bit more smoke from their Speyside.

    Tomintoul 14 YO

    A Tomintoul that’s a bit more gutsy than the others in the range. The 14 Year Old is all natural colour and non- chill filtered giving you spicier, oak tones at the fore. The nose is elegant and creamy, with notes of honey and custard. The palate is sweet and a lovely combination of vanilla, honey and sweet oak spice notes. The finish is nutty and creamy with a very moreish spice note. A great whisky for those someone who likes a bit of a bite to their whisky.

    Tomintoul 16YO

    The ‘flagship’ malt of the Tomintoul core range. A very inviting nose of soft fruits, honey, vanilla and hazelnuts leads into a creamy and luxurious palate of creamy brioche and soft oak spices. The finish is creamy and sweet with a hint of vanilla oak spice. A must-have for any whisky cabinet! 

    Tomintoul 25 YO

    The perfect drop to toast and special occasion! The 25 year old Tomintoul has a warm and inviting nose of creamy vanilla toffee and toasted almonds. The palate is smooth and rounded with creamy sweet butterscotch and sweet woody spices. The finish is a lovely marriage of soft creamy notes and sweet Christmas spices.

    Tomintoul 1976

    Pure luxury from one of our favourite vintages, the 1976 is an extra special dram for any malt lover. A rum & raisin nose is followed by a deliciously delicate palate of soft dried fruit tones, buttery vanilla and sweet spices. The dram concludes with a long, sweet and complex finish.

     

    Tomintoul 1981 Vintage

    A hand-picked single cask of exceptional quality. Individually numbered and bottled at cask strength the vintage releases are a perfect gift for whisky lovers and collectors alike. The 1981 has a full nose of dried fruit bound with sweet oak spices. The palate is rounded and complex with rich malty layers and notes of orange marmalade. The finish is long with sweet dried fruit notes and cedar spice notes dancing on the tongue.

    That's our guide to gifts this Christmas, whether it's for you or a loved one. We'd like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and for details on where to buy our products, buy online or see our store locator page to find the nearest Tomintoul products. 

    Happy shopping!

    Tomintoul Team

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  • JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS - NEW LIMITED EDITION TOMINTOUL WHISKY FIVE DECADES.

    We're proud to announce the release of our Five Decades single malt whisky representing the five decades of craftsmanship at the Distillery. To create this special whisky, we've used a selection of Casks from the last five decades chosen by our Master Distiller Robert Fleming.

    The whisky’s special blend has a classic Speyside creamy scent, intermingled with hints of banana skin and peppery
    mace. A creamy, barley-malt and toffee sweetness on the palate, balanced with a gentle oak spice.

    The limited edition whisky is available online and in-store at selected retailers just in time for Christmas.

    For details on stores who stock this product please sign up to our mailing list on the 'contact us' page.

    Slainte!

    Tomintoul Team


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  • Tomintoul National Tasting Day From You!

    Last week Tomintoul celebrated the launch of the limited edition 'Five Decades' single malt Scotch whisky. To celebrate this milestone and release, we invited guests to participate in our national tasting day which took place across the UK. It was a hit with guests and stores participating sampling our whisky and sharing with friends on social media.

    Tomintoul was also at the BBC GFS Winter enabling guests to participate in our #TasteTomintoul day! 

    Tomintoul team (Brand Ambassador Iain and Laura) at the #TasteTomintoul stand ready for some dram tasting and celebrations. As a thank you to those who participated we will be giving a way a bottle of our limited edition Five Decades single malt to one one lucky participant!

    A big thank you to all that participated to making it a tremendous day! To the next 50 years and beyond! #Slainte 

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  • Tomintoul Will Be At The NEC BBC GFS Winter

    BBC Good Food Show Winter

    It’s getting close to Christmas so that means the gift season has begun and BBC Good Food Show winter at the NEC this weekend will be in full swing. If you want to come along and try a few of our drams then you can book tickets via the BBC Good Food website.

    Tomintoul Team

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  • Tomintoul National Tasting Day!

    To celebrate Tomintoul Distillery’s 50th Anniversary and the launch of our limited edition ‘Five Decades’ Single Malt Scotch Whisky, we will be having a Tomintoul National Tasting Day this 28th November 2016.

    To participate simply go to one of the following stores (list provided below) join at the BBC Good Food Show Birmingham NEC and sample our Special Tomintoul 10 year old commemorative bottling.

    Share with us your Taste Tomintoul photos with the hashtag #TasteTomintoul on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to be in the chance of winning a bottle of our exclusive Tomintoul Five Decades Single Malt. 

    Taste Tomintoul : England

    Bath:

    Independent Spirit of Bath
    http://independentspiritofbath.co.uk/

    Birmingham:

    Cambridge Wine Merchants
    http://www.cambridgewine.com/

    Connollys Wine Merchants
    http://www.connollyswine.co.uk/

    Cambridge              

    Cambridge Wine Merchants, Bridge Street
    http://www.cambridgewine.com/

    Cambridge Wine Merchants, Kings Parade
    http://www.cambridgewine.com

    Cambridgeshire

    J Wadsworth
    http://www.wadsworthwines.co.uk/                  

    Cheshire

    Corks Out

    Timperly, Knutsford, Chester and Alderley

    http://www.corksout.com/

    Cornwall:

    Constantine Stores , Falmouth
    http://www.drinkfinder.co.uk/

    North Coast Wines
    http://ncwine.co.uk/

    Devon:

    Dartmouth Wine Company Dartmouth

    Lancashire

    D Byrne and Co
    http://www.dbyrne-finewines.co.uk/       

    London: 

    The Whisky Exchange - Vinopolis
    https://www.thewhiskyexchange.com/shop/vinopolis/shop

    The Wine Factor
    http://wine-factor.co.uk/

     Mill Hill Wines
    http://www.millhillwines.com/

    The Grapevine
    http://www.thegrapevineuk.com/index.php

    International Cheese Centre Liverpool St Station
    http://www.thegrapevineuk.com/index.php

    International Cheese Centre Victoria Station
    http://www.thegrapevineuk.com/index.php

    Milroys of Soho
    http://milroys.co.uk/

    Gerry's Wines and Spirits
    http://gerrys.uk.com

    Cadenheads Whisky Shop

    http://www.whiskytastingroom.com

    Hampshire:

    Grape and Grain
    http://www.grapegrain.co.uk/grapegrain/Home.html

    Liverpool:

    Portland Wines
    http://www.portlandwines.com/

    Southampton:

    Cloud Wines
    http://cloud-wine.co.uk/

    South Yorkshire

    The Dram Shop
    http://www.offlicencesheffield.com/

    Staffordshire:

    Whitebridge Wines
    http://www.whitebridgewines.co.uk/

    West Midlands:

    Nicholls and perks
    https://www.nickollsandperks.co.uk/

    West Sussex:

    Noble Wines           

    Wiltshire:

    Arkwrights
    http://www.whiskyandwines.com/

    Scotland:

    Gordon & Macphail
    http://www.gordonandmacphail.com

    Global Whisky/Robert Graham
    http://www.globalwhiskyshop.com

    Lockett Bros; Wine & Whisky Specialist 
    http://www.lockettbros.co.uk

    Robbies Drams 
    http://www.robbiesdrams.com

    Robertsons of Pitlochry
    http://robertsonsofpitlochry.co.uk

    Royal Mile Whiskies       
    http://www.royalmilewhiskies.com

    Strachen of Aboyne       
    http://www.georgestrachanltd.com

    Single Malts Ltd
    http://www.singlemaltsdirect.com

    The Scotch Whisky Experience  
    http://www.scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk

    The Whisky Trail
    www.thewhiskytrail.co.uk 

    The Green Welly                                           
    http://www.thegreenwellystop.co.uk/whiskyshop               

    TB Watson         
    http://www.drambusters.com               

    The Wright Wine Co       
    http://www.wineandwhisky.co.uk

    Whisky Castle Ltd.          
    http://www.whiskycastle.com

    Wood Winters  
    www.woodwinters.com

    Stirling Whisky Shop      
    www.stirlingwhiskyshop.com

                          

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  • Tomintoul at Whisky Fest Whisky Festival, Holland

    This weekend Tomintoul Whisky was at the Whisky Fest in Holland with Glencadam and Old Ballantruan. The event, held at the iconic gothic cathedral Grote Kerk Den Haag every year invites guests - whisky enthusiasts, novices and all for a few days of whisky tasting.

    Pictured above is Duncan and Laura, two lovely members of the team with Tomintoul 12 and Tomintoul16 year old.

    Our whiskies on display for guests including soon to be released Five Decades Tomintoul Single Malt Scotch Whisky.


    The peated corner -  Tomintoul Peaty Tang with other peated malt whiskies - Old Ballantruan, Smokey Joe and Hamiltons. 

    If you would like to know more about upcoming events please sign up to our mailing list via our 'contact page'.

    We always have a good time we're looking forward to upcoming events!

    Tomintoul Team

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  • Tomintoul at Whiskynet Whisky Festival, Hungary


    This week Tomintoul whisky was in Hungary for the annual whisky festival held by the Whiskynet.hu the show was held at the Corinthia Grand Budapest Hotel on 7th November. With an annual attraction of over 1000 guests, the event enables whiskys lovers to sample their favourite whiskies. A the show guests were able to try our following expressions; Tomintoul 10yo, Tominotul 12 year old sherry, Tominotul 16 year old, and Tomintoul Peaty Tang. Our whisky was said to be very popular amongst guests who often returned for more tasting with our Tomintoul 16 year old still being a favourite having won the award last year for best single malt whisky.


    We also held a tutored masterclass in the evening for guests  but was great to hear the views of enthusiastic Tomintoul fans from overseas. The whiskies shown in the masterclass were: Tomintoul 10yo, Tominotul 12 year old sherry, Tominotul 16 year old, Tomintoul Peaty Tang and the Old Ballantruan 10 year old.

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  • TOMINTOUL WHISKY AT THE BBC GOOD FOOD SHOW GLASGOW

     

    Tomintoul is delighted to be at the BBC Good Food show in Glasgow with Glencadam and Old Ballantruan. If you're attending come by for some drams and chats with our lovely team! 

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  • Tomintoul Whisky Tasting Event in Beijing.

    Angus Dundee hosted a tasting event for guests in Beijing. The event took place in June earlier this year where guests were treated to our whisky alongside Glencadam and The Old Ballantruan. Pictures above were taken at the event, and as always, it was a great pleasure introducing people to the Tomintoul Whisky family (including those who already knew about our products). 

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