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Aeneas O’Hara, founder of Away from the Ordinary, is now hosting a wealth of virtual whisky tastings to guide you through the story captured in the spirit. From completely exclusive, bespoke tastings for private groups, or more relaxed gatherings among new friends, Aeneas guides you through the history, legend, and lore of Scottish distilleries – and the whiskies they produce. Informed but informal, these tastings demystify whisky. They offer you the chance to discover well-known names for yourself, or uncover rarer gems and one-offs – all from the comfort of your own home. These tailor-made, guided tastings can also include exquisite cheese or chocolate pairings.
Following a discussion on what type of tasting you would like, five carefully curated whiskies will be sent to all attendees ahead of the agreed date and time of the event. If you have opted for a cheese or chocolate pairing, those will also arrive ahead of the virtual event. All attendees will join via Zoom. The host, Aeneas, will talk through each of the chosen whiskies over the course of an hour and a half, leaving plenty of space for conversation and questions.
Full refund on cancellations 4+ weeks in advance
Half refund on cancellations 4 weeks in advance
No refund on cancellations after 3 weeks in advance
Following Away from the Ordinary’s ethos of keeping the individual at the heart of the business, Aeneas’ whisky tastings are crafted with you in mind. Whether a hand-picked and packaged selection that reflects your interests, or a tasting that contains the element of surprise, it is the attention to detail that distinguishes these whisky experiences.
On booking confirmation, we will email you a Zoom link with all the details.
Flat fee* $370
Per person fee $230
Aeneas O’Hara – Highlander, Ambassador, Scotsman – is your guide as you experience the delights of Scotch whisky. Founder of luxury travel company, Away from the Ordinary, Aeneas is passionate about the Scottish spirit, and now brings that passion and enthusiasm to people in a new way, through virtual whisky tastings. His motto is that if you’re enjoying it, you’re doing it right!