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Islay Whisky & Love Valentine Special

Treat your Valentine to a Whisky & Love weekend on the Isle of Islay Cost is £1520.   Email rachel@islaywhiskyacademy.scot to book this special treat. Does not include airfare. Whisk your partner off to Islay to enjoy the best single malt whisky, the best food,...

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Whisky is coming Home

BRINGING WHISKY HOME: literally! Entering a new decade I look forward with excitement, not back with analysis… I’m anticipating great changes in the Scotch Malt Whisky Industry. Whisky will be produced for two markets. One which feeds the new whisky drinkers and moves...

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The Islay Whisky Academy Diploma 2019

The Islay Whisky Academy  Diploma Course Now booking for next year ~  26 - 30 Oct. 2020.   5 Days indepth learning on Islay. Lectures, workshops, distilleries. Elements, Production, Whisky Email: rachel@islaywhiskyacademy.scot to book your place.  Here is a photo over...

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THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY Diploma 21 – 25 Oct 2019

WELCOMING THE BIG HITTERS  @ THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY 2019 MONDAY - Morning Lectures: David Webster: GEOLOGIST and author of A GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF ISLAY. The influence of geology on water. Different water influences whisky making. Octomore Spring: James Brown...

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In my Mouth I Hold the World

In my Mouth I hold the World This Liquid. This pale lemon, gold flecked sparkle. This tawny, amber, dew. This glittering, glistening gift from earth. Heavy, oily, light, dry. Velvet mouthfeel, long finish. Tongue coating, lips tingling, warmth rolling to the heart....

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THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY 2019 Diploma Certificate

Sign up for THE ISLAY WHISKY ACADEMY Diploma Certificate. 5 Days Full on residential Whisky Education course 21 - 25 October 2019. Inclusive cost is £1350.  Learn enough to start your own distillery... This year we will focus on WATER PEAT YEAST GROWING BARLEY...

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