The Gordon and Richmond Hotels
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... Back on the bus and the group splits, some head to Inverness shopping and others, including me of course, head to the Single Malt of Singleton distillery for a tour and tasting, Mary is our guide and we're a group of 12. Its really interesting learning how whiskey is made, very different form wine, Learning about how its flavoured,. We taste the 12, 15 and 18 year old whiskey....the 12 was my favourite. We're pick ...
Amazing to wake up in Scotland with a 6 June 1945 newspaper slipped under the door to begin the day of Bruce's birthday celebrations. Lou and I have been planning this for months so yay time to enjoy it, We breakfast in the Chapel and then board the bus at 10:30am to head out to Cawdorr Castle for a picnic lunch. I had asked Tony to take us on a tour of the local area so people could familiarise themselves with ...
... parking and store straight away........I had to wait over an hour to get served!!!! and of course he fixed it 2 minutes!!!!! When we get back to the Newton all the preparations are finalised so we just need to get ready for the cocktail party. with drinks at 5pm for the non golfers and late arrivals. The golfers arrive back all very happy. Gary had got a hole in one on the 13th hole. ...
... to big vats for the washing (3 times) which is actually taking the sugar out of the barley. So the water with the sugars is transferred into a vat to ferment the sugars into alcohol which can take any where from 48 to 80 hours. It is then transferred into the brass stills, heated and the vapour then being drained off, gets transferred into oak barrels for maturation. They do not bottle any of their whiskey for at least 10 years after sitting in ...
... up the A939 which is commonly known as the "Old Military Road". This road twists and winds all the way up and over the hills as far as Grantown-on-Spey and is just magical for riding motorcycles on.
The first section of this road runs alongside the river Gairn for the first few miles and then heads over a wonderful old stone bridge and starts the long steep climb to “The Lecht” which is a massive ski resort.
As the road ...