ISLAY WHISKY SCHOOL

ISLAY WHISKY SCHOOL 23 – 27 Oct 2017

5 Day Learning package with Islay Whisky School, 4 Nights accommodation, Lectures each morning & practical experience at participating distilleries each afternoon. Includes Ticket to Grand Finale Whisky Dinner & Dance on Friday Night, Peat Cutting Experience & More. 

Contact rachel@wildandmagicislay.com to book

Proposed Schedule of Week

MONDAY

10 -11.15 Lecture – Introduction.

Germination of Barley, Malting, Kilning, Peat

11.30 -13.00 Lecture – Germination of Barley, Malting, Kilning, Peat

13.00  Picnic Lunch from  Whisky Kitchen Cafe  (lunch is personal expense)

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13.15 – 14.15 Peat Cutting, Fitting & Stacking Experience @The Bothy on the moss.

15.00 – 17.00 Practical Learning Experience at Kilchoman Distillery

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TUESDAY

9.00 – 11.00 Lecture – Barley Lectures with Dr Steve Hoad Agronomy Institute

11.30 – 13.00 Lecture – Barley Lectures with Dr Steve Hoad Agronomy Institute

13.00 – 13.45 Lunch in Whisky Kitchen Cafe ~ lunch is personal expense

14.00 – 17.00 Practical Learning Experience at Bruichladdich Distillery

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WEDNESDAY

9.00 – 11.00 Lecture – Copper, Coppersmiths, Distillation, Stills, Whisky Production

11.15 – 13.00 Lecture – Copper, Coppersmiths, Distillation, Stills, Whisky Production

13.00 – 13.45 Lunch in Whisky Kitchen Cafe ~ lunch is personal expense

14.00 – 17.00 Practical Learning Experience at Ardnahoe Distillery

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THURSDAY

9.00 – 11.00 Lecture Maturation, Wood, Warehousing, Coopering

11.15 – 13.00 Maturation, Wood, Warehousing, Coopering

13.00 – 13.45 Lunch in Whisky Kitchen Cafe ~ lunch is personal expense

14.00 – 17.00 Practical Learning Experience at Laphroaig Distillery

19.30 – 22.00 Exclusive Four Course Dalmore Whisky Dinner at Bridgend Hotel (Optional)

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FRIDAY

9.00 – 11.00 Lecture – Nosing, Tasting, Customer Loyalty, Marketing & Branding

11.15 – 13.00 Lecture – Nosing, Tasting, Customer Loyalty, Marketing & Branding

13.00 – 13.45 Lunch in Whisky Kitchen Cafe ~ lunch is personal expense

14.00 – 17.00 Practical Learning Experience at Ardbeg Distillery

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19.30 – 23.00 Grand Finale Whisky Dinner & Dance (Included)

Presentation of WHISKY COURSE ISLAY 2017 Certificates

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Included in WHISKY COURSE ISLAY:

Accommodation in own room in shared houses in Bowmore X 4 Nights ~ Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs.
Breakfast X 4 Mornings
Theoretical Lectures & Talks & Demonstrations X 5 Mornings
Practical Visits to participating Islay Distilleries X 5 Afternoons
Course Book
Transport to and from Bowmore to participating distilleries X 5 afternoons
Coffee/Tea & Biscuit/Cake/Scone X 5 Mornings
Peat Cutting Experience including transport to & from Bowmore to Peat Moss
Ticket to Grand Finale Whisky Buffet Dinner & Dance on Friday Night
Organisation & Adminstration of Event & Help making your travel arrangements

Inclusive Cost is £995

TO BOOK EMAIL: rachel@wildandmagicislay.com