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Carn Mor Master Class Tasting - Fri 4th May     

Friday 4th May 6pm - 9pm

Join Peter MacKay for a Whisky Master Class with the team from the Whisky Castle at the Richmond Hall.


Renowned for his expert technical knowledge and entertaining presentation style, Peter MacKay will guide you through a specially selected range of exquisite malts from the Carn Mor Strictly Limited and Celebration of the Cask portfolios. Peter is a well-established member of the whisky industry, as part of Morrison and MacKay, and he possesses a unique insight into the whisky making process from barley, water and yeast to the bottled product on the shelf.

The evening will offer you the chance to gain a knowledge and understanding into the whiskies Morrison & Mackay bottle and also hear about how they source the very best casks of whisky. Peter will discuss just why more and more whisky enthusiasts are turning to specialist bottlings that are non-chill filtered with natural colour.

You will have the opportunity to pose questions and get expert feedback from a man with an outstanding repertoire in whisky.

The Tasting Format

6.00pm - Take your seat at your reserved table at The Richmond Hall in Tomintoul

6.15pm – Introduction and welcome to the evening by The Whisky Castle. Masterclass commences where various, specially selected single malts will be tasted and discussed. Whisky paired canapes will be served during the tasting

7.30pm - Your opportunity to put questions to Peter, with the option to buy what you have tasted during the evening, at a discounted price

8.15pm - You will be escorted to a local Hotel in Tomintoul, where you can enjoy a traditional buffet with live entertainment. There is also a well-stocked whisky bar with a great Scottish atmosphere


Ticket price includes - Tutored tasting / Canapes / The option to buy the Whiskies you enjoyed at exclusive prices / Buffet at local hotel

Our Master Classes offer an opportunity to learn about and enjoy what some of our finest malts have to offer and how best to enjoy them. Please be aware that our tasting events are for over 18’s only and that 15ml measures will be poured.