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from Ian Macleod Distillers

Christmas Food Festival at Glengoyne

30th October 2008

Saturday 6th December 2008

11am - 5pm

Glengoyne, Scotland's most beautiful distillery, is hosting a free
Christmas event, with local, trusted food and drink partners on
Saturday, 6 December 2008, showcasing the best local produce from the
area.  All the participants will have strong 'Slow Food'* credentials.

  • Free to all, from 11.00 a.m. - 5 p.m., it will be a fun day aimed at all ages.
  • In addition to the food stalls in 'Glengoyne's Garden of
    Consumption', there will be a range of unusual gift ideas and plenty of
    activities to entertain all the family.
  • For the grown-ups there will be an inflatable bar, selling a range
    of drinks including award winning WEST beer and there will also be
    tutored whisky and beer tastings.
  • Cooking demonstrations from Grassroots Organics and from Slow Food
    Chef Tom Lewis of Monachyle Mhor Hotel and his team at MHORfish and
  • For the children, there will be a cooking competition, judged by
    Tom Lewis, carol singing, angel hunts, a treasure haystack and, of
    course,  Santa's Grotto - by the foot of the distillery waterfall at
    the end of a magical glen.
  • The Glengoyne distillery shop will be selling a range of whisky and
    related products at great prices and gift vouchers, including
    personalised bottles. Distillery tours, tastings, blending sessions and
    nosings will be available throughout the day.
  • Santa's Grotto will be open on Saturday 6th December and also on
    Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st December from
    11.00am - 4.30pm.
  • The MhorBread Coffee Shop will be selling a range of delicious
    festive treats and cakes and will also be open Saturday 13th, Sunday
    14th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st December from 11.00am - 4.30pm.

For further information on this exciting event, please contact Glengoyne Distillery on

01360 550254 or email