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Raasay Whisky News & Video Blog

Raasay Distillery Blog

Our Raasay Distillery blog keeps you up-to-date with all the latest news and videos from our little corner of the Hebrides.

Never ones for much patience, the Raasay Distillery project rose to life in a flurry of excitement so we’ve always got something to say about ourselves and our friends in the whisky world. Check in with us here to read it all.

Raasay Distillery News

St Andrew’s Day Whisky Sale

St Andrew’s Day Sale – Up To 50% Off

We’re celebrating St Andrew’s Day with up to 50% off our Tweeddale range and our selection of Montechiari wines from...
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The Best Islands in the World to Visit in 2020

The Best Islands in the World to Visit in 2020

After a great season at the distillery, picking up a few awards along the way, including for Tourism Destination of...
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The Best Views of Skye are from Raasay!

The Best Views of Skye are from Raasay!

We consider ourselves incredibly lucky here on Raasay: beautiful scenery, interesting historical sites, quiet rocky beaches and a variety of...
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Raasay Distillery Winter Tour Times & Closure Dates

Winter Tour Times & Closure Dates

As we come towards the end of another season and into winter, we are now running two tours a day...
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Best Visitor Attraction 2019 - Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards

Best Visitor Attraction 2019 – Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards

We are delighted to be recognised as Best Visitor Attraction at this year’s Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards (HITA), celebrating...
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Toasting Two New Isle of Raasay Distillery Warehouses

Toasting Two New Isle of Raasay Distillery Warehouses

We are raising a glass to mark the completion of our two new warehouses that will allow us to continue...
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Raasay Distillery - Tourism Destination of The Year 2019

Tourism Destination of The Year 2019!

It was a huge honour to be awarded Tourism Destination of The Year 2019 at the inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards...
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Win a Two Night Stay at Raasay Distillery

Win a Two Night Winter Whisky Retreat

Win a two night Winter Whisky Retreat in our luxury distillery accommodation, including breakfast, Prosecco on arrival and a distillery...
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Keep Social with Raasay Distillery

Keep Social with Raasay Distillery

Events

We keep ourselves busy with a variety of events including tastings, live music, master classes, exhibitions, trade shows, open days and much more.

From tasting events in our ‘Secret Tasting Room’ in Edinburgh’s West End, to our famous ‘Raasay Tunes’ nights at the Distillery, we like to think there’s something here for everyone. Our upcoming events are included below, as well as information on tickets, time, dates and other details.

End of Season Party at Raasay Distillery with the Donald Black Band

End of Season Party with the Donald Black Band – 9th November 2019

After an exciting second season at the Isle of Raasay Distillery – with the launch of the very first Isle...
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Raasay Distillery at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Are you visiting Edinburgh for the world famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe? For three weeks in August, the festival opens the...
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Isle of Raasay Gin Launch Party

Isle of Raasay Gin Launch Party with Trail West – 27th July 2019

Join us for the Isle of Raasay Gin launch party ahead of International Scottish Gin Day on Saturday 27th July...
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Mairearad and Anna Live Music at Raasay Distillery

Mairearad and Anna – 28th September 2019

On the 28th September 2019 Raasay Tunes welcomes two of Scotland’s most popular Highland multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green on accordion, bagpipes...
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Alastair Jackson - ‘The Spirit of the Hebrides’

Alastair Jackson – ‘The Spirit of the Hebrides’ Photography Exhibition

We are delighted to be exhibiting Skye photographer Alastair Jackson’s work over the next month in our tasting room. This...
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Raasay Tunes with Brian Ó hEadhra & Fiona Mackenzie

Brian Ó hEadhra & Fiona Mackenzie – 31st May 2019

Isle of Raasay Distillery brings you a quality blend of two of Scotland’s finest Gaelic singers. Inverness-based Brian Ó hEadhra...
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Hebridean Whisky Festival - Discover Raasay's Casks

Hebridean Whisky Festival – Discover Raasay’s Casks – 23rd May 2019

We are excited to share the magic of our Hebridean islands this May with the arrival of the first ever...
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Raasay Tunes Live Music with Ross Martin & Eilidh Shaw

Raasay Tunes with Ross Martin & Eilidh Shaw – 26th April 2019

Eilidh Shaw of the The Poozies fame and Dàimh guitarist Ross Martin are coming to the Isle of Raasay Distillery...
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Cocktails & Pairings

The Isle of Autumn Cocktail with Isle of Raasay Gin

The Isle of Autumn Cocktail

The Isle of Autumn cocktail is a combination of flavours from the last sunshine filled days of summer and our...
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St Andrew's Day Martini Cocktail

Make our St Andrew’s Day Martini Cocktail

What brings Russians, Greeks and Scots together? St Andrew’s Day! While tend to associate St Andrew with only our flying...
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Rob Roy Cocktail

Raasay Rob Roy Cocktail

Bartenders Thomas Solberg and Jamie Meehan from innovative London whisky bar, Black Rock and R&B’s own Chris Hoban crafted a unique...
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Bats Blood Halloween Cocktail

Bat’s Blood Halloween Cocktail

Bartender Sean Robertson at the newly refurbished Harry’s Bar in Edinburgh’s West End created a Halloween cocktail inspired by our resident bats...
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The Mac Daddy by Cocktail Trading Co.

The Mac Daddy by Cocktail Trading Co.

London’s Cocktail Trading Company devised their version of The Mac Daddy cocktail using Raasay While We Wait to celebrate Burns Night 2016. Try it...
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Visit Raasay Distillery

Visit Raasay Distillery, with arguably the best view of any distillery in Scotland, for a guided whisky tour. Discover our tour options and book today.

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Raasay Distillery Whisky

We may be one of Scotland’s newest distilleries but we already have whisky for you to enjoy. Taste the future of our distilling with Raasay While We Wait.

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Isle of Raasay Gin

Our handcrafted Scottish gin combines ten carefully chosen botanicals, including Raasay juniper and our triple distilled spirit, putting island quality first.

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Raasay Distillery Whisky Hotel

For the most unforgettable whisky experience, stay overnight at Isle of Raasay Distillery in one of our six exclusive en-suite bedrooms.

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