Smuggler's trails, the river Spey and the railways were all important to
the success of Speyside's single malts.
Join Ann Miller, the Dram Queen, to discover more about these themes
during tutored tastings bringing each to life with a selection of
samples to illustrate the fascinating heritage of whiskies from Speyside.
With the arrival of the railways in the middle of the nineteenth century
offering reliable transport to the cities of Scotland and beyond, the
opportunities for Speyside’s single malts expanded. Many distilleries
were established close to the railways which brought them coal and
exported casks. Discover their stories with Ann as you enjoy tasting
samples from a selection of the rich variety of these Speyside whiskies.
This event will take place in the Dram Queen's exclusive tasting room.
With a maximum of 12 guests, current guidance on Covid precautions will
It may be possible to arrange a minibus from and back to the Elgin area
– please contact me for more information.
Ann Miller, the Dram Queen, an independent whisky expert, worked in the
industry for over 30 years. A Keeper of the Quaich and a lifetime
Ambassador for the Festival, she now offers bespoke experiences
including tutored tastings, whisky dinners and training courses for
novices and enthusiasts. She shares her passion, knowledge and behind
the scenes expertise with clients. Ann also offers online opportunities
to learn about Scotch whisky with The Spirits Club Academy. Find out
more at https://www.dramqueen.co.uk