Europe’s Finest Breweries & Distilleries
Whatever your favourite tipple is, at these fine establishments you and your group can sample the creme de la creme, but as the organiser don’t forget to count your group in and then out again!
Shakespeare Distillery is a unique craft Gin & Rum producer. Alongside their award-winning Gins & Rums, they offer seasonal specials at the Distillery and in their shop in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon.
They opened their doors as a visitor centre in 2019 and along with their onsite shop, they offer a suite of popular experiences including Tours, Gin Schools, Gin Cruises and Cocktail Masterclasses.
Their visitor centre was awarded Gold in the New Tourism Business category at the 2020 West Midlands Tourism Awards and has received a 2021 Traveller's Choice Award by Tripadvisor.
Visit the iconic Annandale Distillery for a real taste of the spirit of Scotland.
Discover how the first distillery in Scotland was saved and restored by Professor David Thomson and Teresa Church, and see how the multi-award-winning single-cask single-malt Scotch Whisky is made, on a tour of this 5-star attraction.
You can even fill your own bottle or cask for a memorable souvenir.
Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful, working distillery, taking in the fascinating past with a glimpse into the future. They offer a range of different tours.
Their tours include elements that involve all your senses. There is barely to feel, peat to smell, machinery to listen to and whisky to taste. You can even hammer cask bungs in the warehouse, and you have access to all areas, as your tour guide shows you around their award-winning site.
Soak up the atmosphere of this unique place with a stop in the Distillery’s Maltings Coffee Shop.
Their Michelin experienced, Group Executive Chef, sources local Scottish produce for his team to deliver freshly prepared hot and cold menu options including divine two-course Afternoon Teas.
They also serve wine, craft beers and ciders and, as you’d expect, an extensive whisky selection.
Their Classic Tour runs every hour, on the hour. They can accept groups of up to 120 guests.
Annandale Distillery, Tours 10 am – 4 pm// Maltings Coffee Shop, 10 am-4 pm
Open 7 days a week.
Fancy a beer? The ‘Bierkasteel’ makes history. The Bierkasteel is the name of a new and impressive brewery complex in Izegem. The Bierkasteel is unique because in the last hundred years no new brewery has been built from scratch on a new site in the country.
The Bierkasteel is a multifunctional event where groups can experience the wonderful world of brewing beer. The Bierkasteel offers a unique setting for an unforgettable visit.
The visitors’ centre is the starting point for an inspiring brewery visit. Accompanied by a professional guide and supported by strategically placed media screens and handsets with information in five languages, you will discover the wonderful world of Kasteel Brouwerij Vanhonsebrouck
What is included in the visit?
Tour (1.5 hours) with a professional guide
Explanation with multimedia videos
Two speciality beers for tasting (2*15 cl)
Lovely gift after your visit: a bottle of speciality beer (75 cl)
Free parking on the spacious parking
Penderyn Distillery, Wales
For whisky lovers, a tour at Penderyn Distillery is a must where the tour takes you through the distillery area and into the tasting bar where the award-winning whisky can be sampled.
Penderyn also has some great gins on offer and everything can be found in the very Welsh gift shop.
Ron Abuelo honours José Varela Blanco, a pioneer who came to Panama from Spain and created the country's first sugar cane mill, providing inspiration and the means for his family to create the prestigious Ron Abuelo rum. Over a century old, the rum brand has a rich, distinctive history that is family owned to this day.
Ron Abuelo has a range of rums, that works perfectly in cocktails. Ron Abuelo’s Global Brand Ambassador, Cristobal Srokowski has curated the most refreshing cocktail 'The Glorious'. The key ingredients include - lime juice, sugar syrup, angostura bitters, mint leaves and champagne or sparkling wine.
With the UK rum market now the third largest in the world and premium rum trending at home and in bars it’s time for a taste.