Have you got a special wedding anniversary coming up (of course, every year is special) and no idea what to buy your loved one? Or perhaps you’re looking for anniversary gifts for your friends or family. Whatever the situation, we hope this wee anniversary gift guide will give you a little helping hand.
1st Wedding Anniversary – Paper
Books & Journals – We’ve got a range of different whisky related books, from ultimate guides, to books with cocktail recipes and even whisky cooking. Whether your loved one is looking to learn more about Scotch, create new exciting whisky recipes or find out about the latest whiskies – we’ve got you sorted!
There is also our wee whisky tasting journal, because trust us it’s too easy to forget what you thought about a whisky during a tasting. This little pocket sized A6 journal is the perfect self-created reference of your musings and ponderings over each new discovery!
5th Wedding Anniversary – Wood
Laphroaig Triplewood – Laphroaig has been dividing opinion since 1815. Does your loved one love it or hate it? If they it’s a thumbs-up from them then this expression has been triple matured in ex-bourbon, quarter casks and ex-sherry casks giving the huge peat flavour softer notes of fruit and spice.
Auchentoshan Triple Pack – Buying for a couple and fancy giving a few different ‘wood whiskies’ then this Auchentoshan Gift Collection features the American Oak, the 12-year-old and Three Wood from the Lowand distillery famed for its triple distillation. A gorgeous gift set suitable for all whisky fans!
Wooden Bee Bottle Opener – This could ‘bee’ a perfect gift for a couple, or for you’re other half! A handy bottle opener set into a block of Scottish oak beautifully engraved with a gorgeous bee design. What’s more, the wood is harvested by a Fife based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the future of Scottish woodlands, improving the environment and boosting local economies by providing training and work opportunities. Each purchase gets a hive five from us!
Wooden Magazine Rack – This beautifully crafted magazine rack would be a perfect addition to a whisky lover’s front room AND it can also double as a bottle rack – so if you’re looking for something to stash more whisky bottles in, this is perfect!
10th Wedding Anniversary – Tin
Hot Toddy Gift Set – Now if the anniversary you are buying for is in the colder months – this may just be the perfect gift! This hot toddy set is everything you need to warm up in the wintery months – just add whisky! Enjoy a tin of spices, infusions, coasters, stirrers and of course a recipe card! This wee bundle also includes some delicious honey with orange peel, a whisky measure and a pack of Walkers mini shortbreads!
Smokehead Gift Tin – This is a tin of whisky not for the fainthearted. Smokehead is ideal for your loved one with an appreciation for heavy, earthy peat. This selection includes Smokehead, Smokehead High Voltage and Smokehead Rum Rebel presented in a gift tin complete with smoky skull. It’s smokin’!
15th Wedding Anniversary – Crystal
Crystal Glencairn Tumbler – Is your other half a fan of all things retro and whisky? Then this Glencairn ‘Edinburgh’ style cut glass tumbler is the perfect present. Ideal for those who love their Scotch ‘on the rocks’ or with a mixer!
Set of 2 Crystal Glencairn Glasses – The perfect 15th anniversary gifts for your favourite couple! These two crystal glasses are perfect for the couple to cheers their post anniversary dinner dram with because there is no point in using crystal and not hearing that beautiful ring when you clink glasses together!
25th Wedding Anniversary – Silver
Silver Whisky Tasting Tour for two – This gift is the perfect introduction to the world of Scotch whisky. Give the gift of our Silver Tour, where the recipients will learn about all things Scotch whisky, view the world’s more beautiful and unusual whisky collection and enjoy a wee tutored dram on tour! This pack also includes our exclusive 5cl Scotch Whisky Experience blended whisky miniature. If you’re looking for one single ticket – you can also purchase out Silver Whisky Tasting Tour Ticket on it’s own.
Silver Cufflinks – Did you know Scotland is home to over 20 million slumbering whisky casks. Let your other half enjoy their very own, in miniature, with these silver whisky barrel cufflinks in a presentation box! They’ll look whisky smart at every occasion!
Silver Quaichs – Used by lairds and clan chiefs at ceremonies and gatherings, quaichs have been cited in poems and literature, recovered in archaeological digs and treasured in collections. Sip a dram to celebrate your 25 years of marriage with a little bit of our history.
50th Wedding Anniversary – Gold
Gold Whisky Tasting Tour for two – This gift is to Get a real taste for Scotch whisky exploring each of our five single malt regions. Give the gift of our Gold Tour, where the recipients will learn about all things Scotch whisky, view the world’s more beautiful and unusual whisky collection and enjoy a tutored tasting of five whiskies from each of the whisky producing regions in Scotland. This pack also includes our exclusive 5cl Scotch Whisky Experience blended whisky miniature. If you’re looking for one single ticket – you can also purchase out Gold Whisky Tasting Tour Ticket on it’s own.
Tullibardine 15 – Whisky form gold land? Yes please. “There’s gold in them thar hills!” Tullibardine 15 year old has been matured in first-fill bourbon casks in traditional warehouses at the foot of the Ochil hills, well known for the gold that was once mined from them. Under the watchful eye of the Master Distiller, this liquid gold is perfect for a 50th anniversary gift!
70th Wedding Anniversary – Platinum
Platinum Whisky Tasting Tour for two – A whisky lover’s dream – a fantastic gift for 70 years of marriage. The recipients will enjoy an early evening tour, plus a guided nosing and tasting of four contrasting single malt whiskies and a blended whisky, followed by an extended viewing of The World’s Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky. This pack also includes our exclusive 5cl Scotch Whisky Experience blended whisky miniature. If you’re looking for one single ticket – you can also purchase out Platinum Whisky Tasting Tour Ticket on it’s own.
Taste of Scotland Whisky Tasting Tour for two – A Scottish blend of whisky and cuisine. Fresh from an in-depth Platinum whisky tour, your loved ones will be seated in our award-winning in house Amber Restaurant to enjoy our renowned Taste of Scotland menu. This pack also includes our exclusive 5cl Scotch Whisky Experience blended whisky miniature. If you’re looking for one single ticket – you can also purchase our Taste of Scotland Whisky Tasting Tour and Dinner on it’s own.
80th Wedding Anniversary – Oak
Balvenie American Oak – 80 years of marriage – and this is just the start of the next chapter. Are you sitting comfortably, then I’ll begin…This is a story about the adventure of flavour and flame. The Balvenie Stories range represents tales of character, endeavour and craft. Each whisky is accompanied by an audiobook which brings to life the story behind the bottle. Will this Balvenie American Oak be your next chapter?
GlenGarioch Virgin Oak – It’s been a pretty sweet 80 years, yeah? Why not celebrate with something sweet? Then look no further than the Glen Garioch (rhymes with cheery) Virgin Oak. A velvet explosion of rich buttery malt, chocolate and spice unlike anything you’ve ever tasted – the perfect round off to your 80th year celebrations!
Oak Staves – Now this truly is something to celebrate with – an authentic tasting tray for your own tasting at home. Made in the capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness, every unique piece is handmade from vintage oak whisky barrels, sourced from the surrounding Highland and Speyside distilleries. Created from an original whisky cask stave and supplied with four Glencairn glasses to compare and contrast a range of whiskies. This stunning piece is as beautiful to celebrate with as it is to admire!
Celebrating another wedding anniversary or know a couple who like to celebrate in style every year? Then here are a few other ‘lesser known’ anniversary gifts!
6th Wedding Anniversary – Iron – Celebrate the lovely couple by gifting them one of our Islay gift packs which included Iron Brew popping candy chocolate! Iron Brew, white chocolate and popping candy – perfect to unveil your inner child!
7th Wedding Anniversary – Copper – We’ve got a whole range of copper products that can help you celebrate your loved one on your anniversary! From copper placemats and coasters to cocktail equipment, and even whisky itself – we’ve got you covered!
12th Wedding Anniversary – Silk – With it’s quirky milk churn packaging and silky-smooth, creamy, caramel character Magnum makes the perfect gift. A unique fusion of Speyside Scotch malt whisky and cream, bottled in Edinburgh. The perfect sweet to round off your anniversary dinner – try it over ice or even better over ice-cream!