Glenmorangie Distillery

Meet the Distillers of Tain | 7.8 miles from the Curling Pond

Known for its exceptional single-malt Scotch whisky, Glenmorangie offers an immersive experience that goes beyond mere tasting. The distillery’s rich history, coupled with its innovative approach to whisky making, makes it a must-visit destination.

The History and Heritage of Glenmorangie

Founded in 1843 by William Matheson, Glenmorangie Distillery has long been synonymous with quality and craftsmanship. Its legacy is built on a foundation of traditional methods passed down through generations, yet it continuously embraces innovation to enhance its whiskies’ complexity and flavor. The distillery’s commitment to using only the finest ingredients, including mineral-rich water from the Tarlogie Springs and carefully selected American white oak casks for maturation, underscores its dedication to excellence.

What makes Glenmorangie's stills unique in Scotland?

Glenmorangie boasts some of Scotland's tallest stills, which contribute significantly to its whiskies' distinctively smooth and elegant character.

A Journey Through the Art of Whisky Making

Visitors to Glenmorangie are invited on a captivating journey that reveals the secrets behind their beloved single malts. The tour begins with an introduction to the distillery’s storied past before delving into each step of the whisky-making process. From mashing and fermentation to distillation and maturation, guests gain firsthand insights into what makes Glenmorangie unique. Notably, the distillery boasts some of Scotland’s tallest stills, which contribute to its whiskies’ distinctively smooth and elegant character.

Experiencing Glenmorangie: Tastings and Tours

Glenmorangie offers a variety of tours tailored to different interests and levels of whisky knowledge. Whether you’re a novice eager to learn about single malts or an aficionado seeking deeper understanding, there’s something for everyone. The tours not only provide an opportunity to witness whisky making up close but also include guided tastings where visitors can savor various expressions of Glenmorangie’s range. For those looking for an even more exclusive experience, private tours can be arranged.


  • Glenmorangie Distillery was founded in 1843 by William Matheson.
  • Known for using mineral-rich water from Tarlogie Springs and American white oak casks for maturation.
  • Offers tours that delve into each step of the whisky-making process.
  • Home to some of Scotland’s tallest stills contributing to its signature smoothness.
  • Provides various tours tailored to different interests including guided tastings.

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