A tasting tour dedicated to Scotland's much-loved national drink
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Nick Boulos is a multi award-winning travel writer and editor and the founder of MakeMyDay. He has spent more than ten years writing for the world’s leading publications including the Sunday Times, Washington Post, National Geographic and the Guardian.
King James IV, regarded as the world’s first high-profile whisky drinker, believe the drink to have such medicinal properties that he granted Edinburgh a monopoly on its production. This fascinating walking tour traces the history of Scotland’s beloved tipple, from the early pioneers to how it grew in local popularity before making an impact on the rest of the world. Best of all, the tour finishes in a a candlelit cellar where you’ll sample fine malt whiskies and learn all about the production process from a kilt-wearing expert. Does it get more Scottish than that?