A day in the life of a Glenfiddich Mashman

30 June 2013

Name: Mark Anderson 
Role: Mashman
Time at Glenfiddich: 6 Years

Mark checking the strength of the wash 

What's a typical day like as a Mashman?

No two days are ever the same here at the Distillery, so it’s hard to describe a typical day, but a large part of my role is of course managing the process of turning malted barely into wort, and then wash. The mash tuns play a big part in the process – hence ‘Mashman’.

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Walking With The Wounded South Pole Challenge 2013

19 April 2013

Every Step Of The Way

By Jamie Milne, Glenfiddich Ambassador, UK

6.30 a.m. 

I’ve just woken up in a hotel room, feeling inspired. I spend half my life travelling and living out of a suitcase, so hotel rooms have long since lost their novelty factor. Today is different because it’s the official launch of the South Pole Challenge 2013, which will see three teams of wounded servicemen and women take part in one of the most gruelling challenges of modern times – a race to the South Pole.  

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A dram in the ocean

22 January 2013

By Ian Millar

I boarded the Cinderella Cruise Ship from Stockholm to the Aland islands this January. As we sailed past dramatic Finnish coastlines, excitement built and Whisky Fair enthusiasts gathered to enjoy some beautiful whiskies..

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India Glenfiddich City Trail 2012

4 December 2012

Last month I made the long, but exciting, trip to India to host the “Glenfiddich City Trail 2012” in cities across the southern part of the country.

In each location I hosted a tasting session, single malt master class and a bespoke gourmet dinner where dishes inspired by local cuisine were paired with rare Glenfiddich Malts. I am a great food lover, so didn’t need to be asked twice when the opportunity to do the trip came up!

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Mexico Trip

1 December 2012

Last month, I headed to Mexico, where I hosted a series of whisky tastings and dinners, plus an event to find our next Brand Ambassador for the region.

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