Experience Scotch Whisky with the World's Leading Expert

Full-day Scotch experience with one of the founders of the Scotch Whisky Society

Includes tour of Glenkinchie Distillery, sampling of the world's rarest Scotch
and dinner with members of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society.

Visits & Tastings
Full day

Spirit of Scotland with Charles Maclean

Your host, Charles MacLean, is one of the founders of The Scotch Whisky Society and has been described by the London Times as "the world's top expert on Scotch whisky". He has published eight books to date, including "The Gazetteer of Scotch Whisky", the standard work on whisky. He is a cousin of the MacLean chieftain, and international ambassador for the Scottish Distillers.

On this exceptional tour, he will take you for a very special insiders' access tour of the Glenkinchie Distillery. Glenkinchie is a classic Lowlands distillery, set in an idyllic landscape of rolling barley fields. The local Lammermuir Hills provide the water for the distillery, producing the light, fruity, dry Edinburgh Malt.

After this visit, you will received at Mr. Mclean's home for a tutored whisky tasting, where you will have the chance to sample some of the world’s rarest whiskies.

In the evening, enjoy an exclusive dinner with Charles, at the members-only Scotch Malt Whisky Society.


A day spent in the company of leading whisky expert, Mr. Charles Mclean:

  • Expert insight on the history and production of Scotch
  • Exclusive private tour of Glenkinchie Distillery
  • Sampling of the world's rarest Scotch in the comfort of his own home
  • Dinner with members of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society

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