WHISKY COURSE ISLAY 2016 ~ Islay Whisky School

WCI barley in glass

WHISKY COURSE ISLAY 2016

Monday 29 August – Friday 2 September 2016 inclusive.

£995

(includes accommodation)

5 Days of theoretical & technical Whisky School in association with 5 Islay Distilleries.

Lectures with Professor Hughes formerly of Heriot-Watt International Centre of Brewing & Distilling.

 Email: rachel@wildandmagicislay.com

to book your place.

Proposed Schedule of Week

Lectures  ~ Monday to Friday ~ 9 am – 1 pm at The Gaelic College

1.45 – 5pm  ~ Mon:  MALTING ~ Laphroaig Distillery/Maltings

Tues: MILLING, MASHING, FERMENTATION ~ Bruichladdich

Wed: SMALL SCALE WHISKY PRODUCTION ~ Kilchoman

Thur: MATURATION ~ Bunnahabhain

Fri: ~ MARKETING, IMAGE, BRAND LOYALTY ~ Ardbeg

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Monday Evening ~ Welcome & Introduction Dinner (optional) at Ballygrant Inn  ~ Whisky Bar of the Year 2015.

Our special guest for the evening is Mr Billy Stitchell, former Caol Ila Distillery Manager. 

Tuesday Evening ~ Peat Cutting Picnic at The Moss (optional)

Wednesday Evening ~ Dram Architecture Whisky Tasting hosted by Whisky for Girls (& Guys!) (included)

Thursday Evening ~ Farewell Whisky Dinner ~ location to be decided (included)

Friday Late Afternoon ~ Presentation of WHISKY COURSE ISLAY Certificates (included)

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Accommodation & Breakfast are provided in lovely self catering houses in Bowmore.

WHISKY COURSE ISLAY is intended to be very informative, but within a very relaxed atmosphere.

WHISKY COURSE ISLAY 2016 wishes to be an educational break from the corporate norm…..

I hope you will learn a lot; and make friends, rather than contacts, during your time in Islay.

Slàinte Mhath!

Please see links below for articles on WHISKY COURSE ISLAY 2015 

Part 1 Whisky Course Islay 2015

Part 2 Whisky Course Islay 2015

WCI Cert

Certificate awarded to delegates on WHISKY COURSE ISLAY 2015