Upcoming Event: Love and Whisky- The story of Rita Cowan and Masataka Taketsuru (22nd Feb-14th March)

An exhibition on the ‘Mother and Father of Japanese whisky’, Rita Cowan and Masataka Taketsuru, will be held at the Auld Kirk Museum in Kirkintilloch from 22nd February until the 14th March.

Learn all about local Kirkintilloch girl, Rita Cowan’s love and devotion, and discover how the couple bridged race and country to develop a strong tie between Kirkintilloch and Yoichi, Japan, and helped the start of the first real whisky in Japan, NIKKA.

→ For more details please see the poster below: