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Exquisite Scotch Whisky & Scottish Chocolate Pairing: An online tasting.

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Join Scotland’s leading whisky expert, Charles Maclean and World Class Master Chocolatier, Iain Burnett for an exclusive tasting.

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Exclusive Scottish Visits brings you a unique early evening Whisky and Chocolate tasting and pairing from Scotland’s top whisky expert, Charles Maclean and leading whisky pairing Master Chocolatier, Iain Burnett, the Highland Chocolatier. Each specially selected whisky and chocolate pairing reveals extraordinary subtleties in the textures and flavours.

John Harbour, Founder of Exclusive Scottish Visits, invites you to this virtual tasting which combines superb aged whiskies with the best chocolates in the world, made truly unique by our experts.

Our tasting tickets have sold out but our View Only tickets will be on sale for £40.

The Whiskies that will be tasted on the night are:

Bunnahabhain 12 year old, Bowmore 18 year old, Glengoyne 18 year old and Glendronach 21 year old.

The chocolates can still be purchased individually by visiting the website of the Chocolatier - click here:

Order a 9 box of the award-winning selection, then at checkout, add a note to request the “Exclusive Scottish Visits pairings”. Recommended latest ordering date would be about 24 November for internationals.

The link for the Highland Chocolatier to buy the chocolates that will be featured in the tasting event can be purchased here.

What's included

A ticket for this event will include:

  • Access to our interactive online chocolate and whisky pairing event via Zoom.
  • Special discount offers from both Iain and Charles which are exclusive to event attendees.

The carefully balanced flavours in Iain's gourmet chocolates complement the unique characteristics of these single malt whiskies. Iain has worked with Master Distillers from distilleries all over Scotland.

Charles Maclean

Charlie Maclean has been researching and writing Whisky Books & articles since 1981, with 17 books to his name to date, and he shares his enthusiasm and knowledge by giving Talks & Tastings around the world. He is well known for his masterclasses for whisky companies, clubs and individuals. Charlie is also a Master of the Quaich, a rare privilege in the world of whisky. He is also in the Whisky Hall of Fame and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

"Charles is Scotland’s leading whisky expert" - [The Times, January 2014]

“…world whisky authority, Charlie Maclean…” - [Rose Murray Brown M.W., Scotsman Magazine, September 2008]

Iain Burnett

Award-winning Master Chocolatier Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier has a passion for excellence. He creates his uniquely hand-crafted chocolates for Michelin Star chefs, VIP gifts, and clients worldwide.

Scotland's most awarded Chocolatier, his creations are made with an exceptional fresh cream and rare island cocoa. They have received over 40 national and international awards including twice the Best Truffle in the World. Iain delivers his full range of chocolates worldwide from his Highland Chocolatier which is home to Europe’s Best Hot Chocolate in the Chocolate Lounge next to his specially designed Chocolate Kitchen and Exhibition by the River Tay in the village of Grandtully in Highland Perthshire.

Exquisite Products

From among tens of thousands of chocolates from over 40 countries, judged by world-class chefs, sommeliers and food experts at the International Chocolate Awards, his signature Velvet Truffle took home the Gold twice:

International Gold Award Winner - The Dark Velvet Truffle

Single-origin São Tomé Dark chocolate expertly balanced with fresh Scottish cream.

A Unique Evening

As the nights draw in, what better way to spend an evening than with the most distinguished Whisky and Chocolate experts in the world. It's a perfect time to join Charlie Maclean and Iain Burnett in a whisky/chocolate pairing and tasting session from the comfort (and warmth) of your own home. It's going to be a lot of fun.

John Harbour founder of Exclusive Scottish Visits brings you this virtual tasting which combines the essential notes of Whisky and the indulgence of complementing chocolates.

Whether or not you've paired Whisky and Chocolate in the past, you will never have experienced the combination of these highly acclaimed, award-winning masters of their craft, Charlie Maclean and Iain Burnett. There is a real chemistry between Charlie and Iain who have worked together before; this will be a hugely informative and entertaining event.

You will receive a specially selected box of whiskies and chocolates prior to the virtual event and, in a relaxed way, explore and enjoy the experience of this unique combination and the chemistry between these two experts.

On the night: What you need to know.

The evening will be hosted over Zoom which can be accessed on the events page after checkout; chocolates and whiskies will be delivered to you prior to the event. You do not need an account with Zoom but you will need access to it on either a PC, Mac, Tablet or phone. The experience works best if you have video and audio on.

Once you purchase a ticket, we will be in touch to arrange delivery of your Exclusive Scottish Visits tasting box and to provide details of how to access the Zoom session.

Allergy information: You will be sent allergy guidance along with your chocolates.


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