RESIDENTS are being offered the chance to shake things up this summer and become a cocktail connoisseur.

Dumfries House are inviting locals to taste drinks from across the globe as they host a series of luxurious cocktail-making workshops and drinks.

Cumnock Chronicle:

For those interested in exploring the history of Scotland’s national dram, a whisky tasting will take place on Friday 21 June. In addition to sampling five whiskies from across Scotland, guests will also be served a hearty two-course supper with coffee.

Shake it up with new cocktail classes at Dumfries House On Saturday, August 17, wine enthusiasts can spend an evening sampling a selection of sophisticated sparkling wines and elegant canapes in the company of Greg Reid from Corney and Barrow, one of the oldest independent wine merchants in the UK.

To purchase tickets contact Tania at or on 01290 429 913.