About Us

The Story of High Sea Spirits

About Us

At High Sea Spirits it is our mission to treat you to the spirit of whisk(e)y in a weekend.

High Sea Spirits is your gateway to the most historically accurate experience in whisky tasting and appreciation. Our exclusive service guarantees the fastest, most flavoursome and fun-filled access to the secrets of the malt. Join us on our exclusive voyage around the Sea of Moyle where whisky originated and open your mind to the wonders of Dal Riada.

“The experience of drinking great whisky should be amplified as much as possible, by knowledge, by location and by company.”
Sam MacDonaldHigh Sea Spirits brand ambassador

Our Founders

Sam MacDonald

High Sea Spirits Founder & Ambassador

Sam MacDonald has worked as a Brand Ambassador and manager of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Sam is a self-confessed Malt Maniac. Leading the charge for the region Dal Riada, through research and representation, Sam aims to uncover the world's oldest whisk(e)y region. You can meet Sam for your on-board whisk(e)y tasting. He is looking forward to bringing you on this exciting journey from Ireland to Islay.

India Chapman-Webb

High Sea Spirits Founder & Travel Co-ordinator

India Chapman-Webb’s experience is in luxury food and drink retail. India is a passionate promoter of this region's gastronomy. India is fluent in French & Italian and would be happy to assist any of our continental neighbours. As HSS’s Travel Co-ordinator she will ensure that you miss none of the flavours or facilities to make this your outstanding food & drink adventure.

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