Speyside is home to no less than 50% of the Malt Whisky Distilleries in Scotland. Speyside is at the geographical heart of Malt Whisky production in Scotland today. Situated in the Eastern Highlands surrounding the Spey Valley, the area offers the perfect environment for the production of Malt whisky.
Speyside boasts some of the finest barley growing farmland in the country. Abundant high quality water, peat and coal alongside the newly formed infrastructure of the railways. At the turn of the 20th century Speyside became the most concentrated area producing malt whisky in Scotland. Today there are now around 50 working stills in speyside.