Tutored Tastings & Bespoke Whisky Experiences

Ann Miller, the Dram Queen, offers entertaining and informative independent whisky expertise based in Speyside, in the north east of Scotland.

The Dram Queen: Master of the Quaich

During her career as an International Brand Ambassador in the Scotch whisky industry for over 30 years, mainly with Chivas Brothers, Ann travelled the world. She was responsible for communicating about a wide range of whisky brands as well as delivering in depth and bespoke training for guests from many countries.

Ann’s contribution to the Scotch Whisky industry was recognised when she was made not only a Keeper of the Quaich, an honour only bestowed on those who are recognised to have made a significant impact on the world of Scotch whisky but was recently selected as one of the privileged few to be elevated to the prestigious title of Master of the QuaichThis is a position of considerable honour within the Society which reflects both an exceptional service to the Scotch Whisky industry and continued support of it.

Now independent, Ann continues to share her extensive knowledge of Scotch whisky, of Speyside and of Scotland, and to deliver inspiring and entertaining tastings, courses, and experiences.

An acknowledged expert

Ann was one of the first women to be an International Brand Ambassador and now offers entertaining and informative tailor-made, personalised whisky experiences, including tastings, and shares her passion, knowledge and behind the scenes expertise.

Throughout her career, in Scotland and around the world, Ann was responsible for managing and delivering in-depth and bespoke training for guests from many countries for the company’s wide range of single malt and premium blended whisky brands. Today her enthusiasm for Scotch whisky remains as important to her as ever, but she is free to extend her passion and behind-the-scenes insights beyond Speyside to an enthusiasm for all Scotch whiskies.

Whisky Experiences

Ann's engaging and memorable experiences bring Scotch whisky to life and enhance your enjoyment of it. Select from tutored tastings you can book online or use the "contact me" button for a bespoke experience for a private group or special event.

Whisky & Food

Ann offers workshops pairing whisky and food. She can create bespoke whisky dinners or suggest canapés paired to drams which are guaranteed to get any evening off to a good start.

Tours & Visits

Keen to enjoy a whisky-themed tour of Scotland? Ann can create a bespoke itinerary for you in Speyside of beyond. Visits to castles, gardens, and areas of outstanding natural beauty can all enhance your experience.

Inspiring Whisky Experiences

The theme of each course will vary from time to time and will tempt you to return to discover more.
Please, contact Ann to discuss any specific requests you would like to feature during your bespoke whisky experience.

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