Welcome to The Oxford Artisan Distillery, this ancient city’s first distillery – and one of the world’s very few true craft distilleries.
They cultivate, craft, create and curate the very finest spirits using sustainably grown populations of ancient heritage grain. In fact, the rare and distinctive subtleties in their spirits are a direct result of their dedication to selecting genetically diverse rye, wheat and barley grown on small, local farms.
As well as growing their own grain, they’ve built their own hand made beautiful copper stills, and they bottle their own spirits with the reverence they deserve. In fact, from the terroir of the soil to the temptation in each sip, every aspect has been meticulously considered and painstakingly honed.
Join them to discover the principals and production processes that make their spirits.
With whisky now at the heart of the distillery, they’re delighted to invite you to hear their whisky story.
Join them on an in-depth tour of the distillery, where you will learn about the exclusive heritage grain at the heart of their whisky, discover the principles of their farming and their unique approach to distilling, and follow the production processes which make their whisky so special.
The tour will begin with an Oxford Rye Whisky Highball and as part of the tour you will taste the Oxford Rye spirit and 3 Whisky samples.
All guests on the whisky tour will receive a complimentary 5% off their purchases on the day.
Book a behind-the-scenes-experience where you will learn how they make their award-winning Vodka, Gin, and Rye Whisky, following every step of the journey from seed to still – and into the bottle. Hear about the exclusive organic heritage grain at the heart of their spirits, discover the principles of their unique approach to distilling, and follow the production processes which make their craft spirits so special. The tour lasts 60 minutes and includes a tasting of their double award-winning vodka, three craft gins and Oxford Rye Spirit.
Tuesday- Thursdays: Distillery Tour at 12 noon, 1:30pm and a Whisky Tour at 3pm
Fridays: Distillery Tour at 12 noon, 1:30pm, 3pm, and 4:30pm and a Whisky Tour at 6pm
Saturdays: Distillery Tour at 12 noon and 3:30pm and a Whisky Tour at 1:30pm and 5pm
Sundays: Distillery Tour at 12 noon and 1:30pm and a Whisky Tour at 3pm
They are located on South Park Depot, Cheney Lane, 1.5 miles from the city centre and a short walk from any of the buses towards the Warneford Hospital stop. Alternatively, any bus to Oxford Brooke’s University will serve you well. They are a five-minute walk away from the campus. They have a small amount of parking space available but advise using public transport if drinking.