Johnnie Walker Princes Street adds British Sign Language tastings


Johnnie Walker Princes Street is extending its commitment to inclusivity by offering British Sign Language (BSL) whisky tasting sessions in August and October in their Learning for Life Lab following earlier sessions in the year, which were commended by BSL users.

These specially curated tasting sessions, which will be led by a whisky specialist, a BSL interpreter, and will have support from Deaf Action,  will include selections from Islay, the Highlands, and Speyside, along with an exclusive Lowland grain whisky..

Tony Bradford, Johnnie Walker Princes Street experience team, said, “Being inclusive is a key prerogative at Johnnie Walker Princes Street – we don’t believe that any disability or special need should stop anyone from being able to enjoy the same experiences as others, so it was brilliant to receive such positive feedback from our attendees and partners following the initial sessions.

“It was crucial to us that the sessions were as engaging and as interactive as all our other experiences, and Deaf Action and our BSL interpreter really helped us hone the visit and iron out any potential issues before opening up these sessions to the public.”


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