The Macallan Virtual Distillery Tour
Join the new virtual whiskey tastings
Macallan, one of Scotland’s most iconic and premium whisky brands, is offering a unique and immersive virtual experience for whisky lovers. The Macallan Virtual Distillery Tour takes you on a journey through the heart of the Macallan distillery, providing an in-depth look at the history, heritage and craftsmanship that goes into creating each bottle of Macallan.
The tour begins with a 360-degree virtual tour of the Macallan distillery, showcasing its stunning architecture, beautiful surroundings and the lush Speyside landscape. The tour guides you through the process of how Macallan whisky is made, from the selection of the finest barley and water to the intricate details of distillation, maturation, and bottling.
One of the highlights of the tour is the opportunity to explore Macallan’s extensive collection of casks, each of which has its own unique story to tell. You will learn about the different types of casks used in the ageing process, including the sherry casks that are imported from Spain, and how the choice of cask affects the final taste and character of the whisky.
The tour also provides an insight into the history of Macallan, including its founding in 1824 and its place as one of Scotland’s leading distilleries. You will learn about the pioneers of Macallan, including founder Alexander Reid and master distiller William Sanderson, and their impact on the industry and the brand.
One of the most exciting aspects of the Macallan Virtual Distillery Tour is the opportunity to sample some of Macallan’s finest whiskies. The tour includes a virtual whisky tasting, where you can sample a range of Macallan’s expressions and experience the complexity and depth of flavour that each one offers.
In conclusion, the Macallan Virtual Distillery Tour is a must-visit for anyone interested in the art and craft of whisky-making. Whether you’re a seasoned whisky connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of whisky, this tour will provide you with a fascinating and immersive experience that you won’t forget.
So, what are you waiting for? Book your place on the Macallan Virtual Distillery Tour today and experience the magic of Scotland’s finest whisky brand from the comfort of your own home.
THE WHISKEY TOUR
For whiskey enthusiasts who can’t travel to Scotland to visit their favorite distillery, The Macallan has created the Macallan Distillery Experience. This 4D multi-sensory tour offers a virtual journey through the company’s production process, showcasing the Scottish distillery and its estate, as well as the history behind the brand.
The experience is set within a cube-like projection structure, where visitors can immerse themselves in 360-degree videos that bring the distillery to life. As they explore the facilities, they will learn about the history of The Macallan, from its founding to its current place as one of Scotland’s leading distilleries.
The Macallan Distillery Experience offers whiskey connoisseurs a unique and memorable virtual tour that brings the magic of Scotland’s finest whisky to life. So, whether you’re a seasoned whisky expert or just starting your journey into the world of whiskey, this experience is not to be missed.
Macallan has a history of experimenting with VR technology. In 2016, it released a 360-degree video showcasing its 12-year double cask whisky. The experience uses scents and wind machines to enhance the illusion.
The VR experience will be unveiled in New York at a private event in Brooklyn on 23rd and then be available at Grand Central Station from 25th to 27th for National Scotch Day. Those outside of New York can experience the VR walkthrough through their home VR devices. It is advised to avoid drinking the whiskey before or during the VR experience, as alcohol can intensify the potential discomfort of VR sickness