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  • World Leading Long Distance Driver Joe Miller Breaks Record at The Tomintoul Distillery 50th Anniversary Celebrations

    To kick-start the 3 day celebrations at the Tomintoul Distillery for the 50th Anniversary, world long distance driver and Tomintoul sponsored athlete Joe Miller set a record breaking strike by hitting a ball 449 yards across all 7 Tomintoul distillery warehouses. Joe Miller was celebrating with the Tomintoul Distillery in Scotland, whilst being challenged to strike a ball across the 350 yard warehouses. A big congrats to Joe for the record breaking finish as picture here in the full swing of things...

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     Joe just before the start of the festivities...

    The event was also featured in the press and Journal newspaper, full article can be read here http://ow.ly/RbYs4

     A great start to the celebrations, with more to come!

    For more live updates Follow us on www.twitter.com/Tomintoulwhisky and www.facebook.com/tomintoul 

  • HAPPY 50th ANNIVERSARY!

    50 years ago today, 23 July 2015, was the first day that a cask was filled with Tomintoul spirit! 

    Tomintoul - first cask filling 1965 with 50logos

    Left to right in the photograph: 

    Islay Shaw, Distillery Manager
    Sam Hay Gardiner, Chairman
    George Craib, Director
    Robert ( Bobby ) McCall, Director
    David Duncombe, Excise Officer
    Teddy Frances, Customs and Excise Surveyor

  • Tomintoul Highland Games 2015

    A 170 year old tradition!

    This Saturday  are the Tomintoul Highland Games. Held on the 3rd Saturday of July for over a 170 years, this long held tradition will definitely be a blast! Showcasing traditional heavy and light events, highland dancing, piping competitions and lesser known entertainments like tilt the bucket and barrel racing.

    Highland games 15

    For more information, please visit:

    http://www.tomintoulhighlandgames.co.uk/home

     

  • Five bottles of Tomintoul 10yo up for grabs!

    Tomintoul Distillery will be celebrating it's 50th anniversary this summer.

    In celebration of this magnificent feat, we will be giving away five bottles of Tomintoul 10yo - because 5 x 10 = 50 - to five lucky winners of our Facebook competition.

    WIMBLEDON MENS 1965

    Don't forget to participate - closing Wednesday 15th July 2015 at 12.30pm.

    Good Luck!

    https://apps.facebook.com/my-contests/rutbgu

     

  • Win a private Distillery Tour

    Father's day is on the 21st June - have you got the right gift yet?

    We are giving away ONE free distillery tour of our beautiful distillery. Tomintoul Distillery is usually closed to the public but we thought that for this year's Father's Day, we would give open our gates and provide a personalised tour by the Distillery manager. You will also receive a bottle of one of our finest Single malts as a commemorative gift of the day!

    Tomintoul Distillery - tour FD 2015

    TO ENTER the draw, please go to our facebook page:
    https://www.facebook.com/Tomintoul

    or go straight to the form:
    https://poll-en.herokuapp.com/contest/embed/scseif

    There is a quick form and only one question to answer in order to be entered for the draw! The competition will close Friday 19 June at 12pm - the winner will receive notification by email on Saturday in time for Father's Day.

    Good Luck!

  • BBC Summer Good Food Show

    Celebrate the BBC Good Food Show Summer at this famous summer food and drink festival in Birmingham at the NEC this weekend from 11 - 14 June 2015. 

    This festival offers you a fabulous opportunity to sample, test and buy some great products!

    We will have some great bottles of Single malt Scotch Whisky to sample!

     

    Come down and meet the fantastic team: Ben, Doug, Alan and Steven for a wee dram or two!

    bbc gfs day2

    For further details on the BBC Good Food Show please visit:
    http://www.bbcgoodfoodshowsummer.com

     

  • Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2015

    Our wonderful team will be present with Robert Fleming, Tom Gerrie, Andrew Sim, Mary Inglis, Lisa Appleby and Nikki Brand from Tomintoul Distillery.

    http://www.spiritofspeyside.com

    Come and see Robert, Tom, Andrew, Mary, Lisa and Nikki at -

    Whisky Fair, Memorial Hall, Dufftown –  this Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May 2015

    Entrance fee - £10.00 spirit of speyside 2015

    The Dufftown Whisky Fair is an opportunity for festival visitors to meet the smaller distillers on Speyside and those that don't have Visitor's Centres at their Distilleries.  The Fair comprises up to 15 stands and is an ideal opportunity to meet the Independent Bottlers and smaller Distillery Companies under one roof and sample a dram or 2.  The entry fee to the Whisky Fair includes your own dated Festival Glencairn Whisky Glass to take around the Fair and is a wonderful souvenir of your visit to the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.  Refreshments will be available in the Back Hall throughout the day.

    All the proceeds from this event after costs will be donated to the Whisky and Heritage Centre project.

    Whisky tasting is restricted to those over 18 years old

     http://www.spiritofspeyside.com/events/109_dufftown_whisky_fair

    http://www.whisky.dufftown.co.uk

    Looking forward to seeing you all for a wee dram!

  • Tomintoul 16yo wins Prestigious Trophy!

    Tomintoul Award jan 2015 edited-1

  • Teaming up with number 1 ranked World’s Longest Golf Driver, Joe Miller

    Tomintoul Distillery are delighted to announce a sponsorship arrangement with Joe Miller. Joe has consistently been ranked number 1 in the World in this rapidly growing branch of golf – long distance driving. Already very popular in the USA and Europe the sport is attracting more and more competitors and spectators alike. Media coverage is growing with major channels giving excellent exposure to the sport.

    The sponsorship deal will enable Tomintoul Single Malt Scotch Whisky to display its logo prominently at key events in which Joe will participate like the World Matchplay Championship, the European Long Drive series (LDET), the World Long Drive Championship and various corporate and media outings. Additionally Joe will participate in various Tomintoul events throughout the period ahead:

    Duncan Baldwin, Senior Brand Ambassador for Tomintoul said:

    “This is a unique opportunity to provide international publicity for our malt whisky at this stage of its development alongside an exciting and relatively new form of competition golf which is increasing exponentially. We are looking forward to maximising brand exposure and furthering the growth in demand for Tomintoul in key markets around the world which match the locations of the major events of long distance golf driving.”

    George Gros, President of VII Management, agents for Joe Miller added:

    “We are delighted to join up with Tomintoul, as we embrace their introduction into Sports Sponsorship and Golf. The tie up comes in a successful period for Joe, who already has a prominent global media reach, where he remains unbeaten in Europe for the past two years while embarking on further World Championship titles.  This association again highlights a strong connection between Whisky and golf and, with our sponsorship, we aim to honor the core values that Tomintoul share with this great sport; innovation, integrity, inner strength and tradition, whilst sharing an appreciation of not only whisky but the true spirit of golf”.joe miller

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