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Since I started The Bonding Dram on May 1st 2007, I’ve hosted more than 500 whisky- and rumtastings. I feel very honoured to have had the following guest speakers:


Alan Hall (Creative Whisky Company), Alexandre Mourigué (Ferrand), Andrea Spinello (InverHouse), Anthony McCallum-Caron (Ian Macleod Distillers), Aoife O’Sullivan (Cooley), Ashok Chokalingam (Amrut), Bart Heggerick (Whisky Import Belux), Bert Bruyneel (Asta Morris), Billy Walker (BenRiach), Céline Têtu (Compass Box), Claudia Hamm (Premium Spirits), Clémence Vedrenne (Armorik), David Stirk (Creative Whisky Company), Dominiek Bouckaert (The Whiskyman, Malts of Scotland), Douglas Cook (Glenglassaugh), Eric Vermeire (Whisky Warehouse), Evert-Jan De Kort (Choqoa), Fernand Dacquin (Filliers), George Wills (Kilchoman), Gordon Wright (Alchemist), Graham Nicholson (Tomatin), Henry Joe (Heaven Hill), Hugh Mac Gabhann (Teeling), Ian McWilliam (Glenfarclas), Inge Lanckacker (Chef Zonder Restaurant), James Cowan (Sazerac), James Wills (Kilchoman), Jan Beckers (Douglas Laing), Jenny Karlsson (Springbank), Joao Vasconsoles (Graham's Port), Juliette Buchan (Benromach), Linda Khalfi (Cooley), Luc Timmermans (Thosop), Lucie Stroesser (Arran), Mario Groteklaes (The Nectar), Mark Dermul (Whivie), Mark Watt (Cadenhead, Duncan Taylor), Peter Mackay (Carn Mor), Peter Wills (Kilchoman), Robin Tucek (Blackadder), Stefan Schornstein (Tequila), Stefan Van Eycken (Nonjatta), Stewart Buchanan (Glendronach), Stijn Hiers (Lord of the Drams), Susan Colville (Wemyss), Timon Salomez (The Nectar), Willie Tait (Isle of Jura).

Here you can find a list of our next public tastings that can be attended by everyone. If you want to organize a private tasting for friends, customers or colleagues just send us an email at

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