Fife Whisky Festival: Celebrating the Birthplace of Whisky

October 26, 2017

We've joined forces with Justine Hazlehurst of Kask Whisky to organise the first ever Fife Whisky Festival, which will take place at the Corn Exchange in Cupar on 10 March 2018.

The Festival will celebrate and showcase the renaissance of the Kingdom of Fife as the home of whisky: the very first recorded whisky was made by monks at Lindores Abbey in Newburgh in 1494. 

Fie Whisky

Karen and Justine love attending whisky festivals and meeting other industry experts and whisky fans. Over the years, they have drunk the water of life - all in the name of research, of course - at whisky festivals around the world and are delighted to be able to bring this exciting new event to Scotland.

The Festival will bring together whisky connoisseurs and beginners with the best whisky producers from Fife and beyond. With over 25 different exhibitors, including Eden Mill, the Kingsbarns DistilleryMorrison and Mackay, Glen Moray, Isle of Arran and the Glasgow Distillery, there will be a huge range of whiskies to try. Fife-based musical duo The Coaltown Daisies, famous for producing "The Whisky Song" for World Whisky Day earlier this year, are sure to get everyonetoes tapping.

Vince Fusaro, of the famous Luvians Bottle Shop, the festival's official retailer, said: “From Friar John Cor in 1494 to, amongst others, farmer Francis Cuthbert in the present day, whisky certainly has come home to Fife. I'm immensely proud to be in the whisky world and to be playing a central part in the Fife Whisky Festival."

Luvians Bottle Shop

Sponsorhip was kindly provided by Bruce Stevenson Insurance BrokersTo buy tickets and for more details about the Fife Whisky Festival, go to www.fifewhiskyfestival.com

 





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