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05/09/2013 The Balvenie Whisky Féte comes to Edinburgh!

The green of St. Andrews Square Gardens will be transformed into a whisky fete, where people can mingle and discuss all things handcrafted, dram in hand. Open to the public each day, 12.00pm to 6.30pm on the 26 , 27 , 28 September 2013 – there will be tutored tastings with The Balvenie’s Brand Ambassador Dr. Andrew Forrester, and workshops with The Balvenie’s craft partners.
The Balvenie Whisky Fete is part of The Balvenie Master's of Craft campaign, celebrating British craftsmanship through a series of events and an award programme.

The Edinburgh Whisky Féte will feature bespoke Geodesic domes made from Whisky casks from The Balvenie distillery within which open-to-all demonstrations and exclusive tastings will be held. Royal Mile Whiskies will also be running whisky sales on site, for those who would like to take something home with them.

1. The Balvenie Cooperage Tasting Sessions There will be tasting sessions available all afternoon where consumers can meet The Balvenie team led by Dr Andrew Forrester as well as Head Cooper Ian McDonald, who will be demonstrating the craft of coopering. Guests will be able to taste the range in an informal, intimate setting.

Tasting sessions are free to attend and will be held on all three days at multiple times.

See website for further detail.

2. The Balvenie Warehouse 24 Private Tastings

For The Balvenie Warehouse 24 members there will be free daily private tastings with Dr Andrew Forrester, with the chance to try something special liberated directly from the cask, with The Balvenie’s signature dipping dog.

Sessions are free to attend and will be held on all three days at multiple times, please see for more details.

Warehouse 24 is The Balvenie’s members club, and is free to join via the website:

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