Golf, Food & Drink in Scotland… 2015 is a special year!
2015 will be the “Year of Food and Drink” in Scotland.
The Year of Food and Drink is a spotlight, celebrating Scotland’s natural larder and quality produce. There is a theme each month so whichever month you may choose to come to Scotland there will be something special going on.
With over 550 golf courses, there are more courses per head of population in Scotland than anywhere else in the world. The range and breadth of courses available means that whatever your level and course preference, you’ll never be far from fairways and greens suited to you. From James Braid-designed courses, to coastal links and Open Championship venues, Scotland is truly a golfer’s paradise.
Whether it’s a visit to the spiritual home of golf at St Andrews to play a round on the oldest and most iconic course in the world, or to Speyside to experience golfing in Malt Whisky country, you’ll be sure to find your perfect place to tee off.
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Scotland Year of Food and Drink Monthly Themes
January – Traditional Foods
Building on the New Year traditions of steak pie and shortbread, through to Burns’ Night with haggis
February – The Food of Love
Foods associated with Valentine’s Day including oysters, other seafood, steak and chocolates.
March – Brewing & Distilling
Celebrating Scottish beers and spirits (gin, vodka, liqueurs)
April – Award Winning Food
Focus on Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards entries and previous winners
May – Whisky Month
Retained focus on whisky as in previous years
June – The Future of Food
Highlighting youth development including RHS and end of the school year, with a focus on skills and innovation
July – Summer Berries & Fruits
Particular promotion of berries and Pick Your Own
August – Delicious Dairy
Yoghurts & ice cream; cream; milk, butter & cheeses
September – Celebration
Building on Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight, events and products that celebrate provenance and the produce on our doorstep
October – Sustainable Shores
A focus on fishing, seafood and salmon with sustainability at its core
November – Hearty & Heartwarming
Especially meat dishes, vegetables and grains (including barley, oats and rapeseed) and broths and stews
December – Grand Finale
Premium foods for Christmas including cheeses, relishes and pate