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Whisky Week: Join the fun

Enjoy a week of whisky celebrations throughout Scotland.
By Rob Allanson
Whisky Week, part of Homecoming Scotland 2009, is an exciting series of dinners throughout Scotland culminating in Whisky Live Glasgow on Saturday 12th September.Whisky Week is organised by Whisky Magazine and Scotland Magazine, each bringing their respective expertise to create a stunning week of whisky education and entertainment throughout Scotland.If you ever needed a reason to visit Scotland, then this is it. And if you live in Scotland, then this is your chance to experience THE celebration of Scotch whisky.Whether the Highlands or Lowlands, Speyside or the Borders, Whisky Week will combine whisky tastings, food and whisky paired dinners and the opportunity to visit distilleries in the finest whisky celebration imaginable – in a series of dinners called the Whisky Experiences plus Whisky Live Glasgow.You can attend one event or all seven,and Whisky Week is designed to open up Scotland to those who love whisky and want to experience it first-hand.Each Whisky Experience includes: • The Whisky Tasting (pre-dinner): explore the many whiskies from the region in which the Experience is being held (with six sample vouchers per guest).• The Whisky Dinner: the finest local Scottish food matched with the very best local whiskies,and also great speakers.• Distillery visits: the chance to visit the distillery of your choice.• Meet the distiller: meet the makers of the drink. TICKET OPTIONS Edinburgh and Glasgow Whisky Experiences £85 each Inverness, Oban, Perth and Speyside Whisky Experiences £65 each Whisky Live Glasgow £22 each BECOME...AWHISKY AMBASSADOR by attending all six dinners and Whisky Live Glasgow and receive a FREE Whisky MagazineTastings Book worth £14.95,a FREE Whisky Tastings Journal worth £7.95 and a FREE 12 month subscription to Whisky Magazine(existing subscribers have their subscription extended by12 months).AWHISKY EXPLORER byattending any three dinners and Whisky Live Glasgow and receive a FREE Whisky MagazineTastings Book worth £14.95 and a FREE six month subscription toWhisky Magazine(existing subscribers havetheir subscription extended by six months) VENUES AND DATES Whisky Experience Edinburgh Sunday 6th September Caledonian Hilton Hotel Whisky Experience Perth Monday 7th September Crieff Hydro Whisky Experience Speyside Tuesday 8th September Glenfiddich Distillery (Dufftown) Whisky Experience Inverness Wednesday 9th September Drumossie Hotel Whisky Experience Oban Thursday 10th September Oban Distillery Whisky Experience Glasgow Friday 11th September Auchentoshan Distillery Whisky Live Glasgow Saturday 12th September