Tourism

Close-Up on Catoctin Creek Distilling Company

By Jake Emen At Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, it’s all about the rye. Founded in 2009, Catoctin Creek is based in Purcellville, Virginia, and is the first distillery to operate in Loudon County since before Prohibition. It’s about an hour outside of Washington D.C. —¬† an easy drive down 267 West, past Dulles Airport. I recently visited Catoctin Creek and ...

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Wemyss to Build New Distillery in Fife

(From Wemyss Malts Press Release) The Wemyss family is delighted to announce that it will shortly begin building a new single malt whiskey distillery and visitor center by Kingsbarns, Fife, Scotland. Approximately 6 miles from St. Andrews, The Kingsbarns Distillery will be built within sight of the world-famous Kingsbarns championship golf course on land which will be leased from Sir ...

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The James E. Pepper Distillery and Lexington’s Lost Bourbon Industry

Old Pepper Distillery in Lexington, KY

An Abandoned Distillery Points to Lexington, Kentucky’s Bourbon Heritage By Richard Thomas While growing up in Lexington, I never had even the slightest notion that my hometown had once been a major center of Kentucky’s bourbon industry. In my young mind, Lexington was the center of our family business, the horse business, with bourbon being something they did out in ...

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Win a Trip to Scotland for the Making of Glenrothes Vintage 2012

The Glenrothes is giving away four trips for two in the United States, with winners traveling to Scotland in May for the creation of the Glenrothes 2012 Vintage. To enter, write an essay that “best represent[s] the definition of a Glenrothes vintage moment: a perfect combination of time, place, people and/or occasion when everything comes together to create a moment ...

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