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I wandered in here with my brother and his wife. It's a great place with a lot of hard to find whiskies. After looking around for a bit and conversing with James, I noticed a selection of open bottles. After I asked if they were...More
Mike helped me with a number of tastings to pick the final stellar whisky to end our trip to Scotland. I found him to be very knowledgeable, friendly, and he made suggestions of what to try. I settled on The Glen Allachie 12 year, a...More
wanted a bottle of 10yr old malt, had seen the same bottle in other shops in Oban but amazingly we found that we were able to SAVE £10 by buying it at Oban Whisky & Fine Wines Shop, not only was our bottle cheaper, we...More
Where else can you go and have a few samples before you buy, while enjoying the ambience of a small fire in a fireplace? This place was wonderful. The guy working there was very helpful and patience with all our questions. We ended up buying...More
Having realised that the local Oban distillery no longer sells miniatures of its wares my husband wanted to try before he bought the 14 year old whisky. The staff member was happy to offer a wee dram to see what it was like. Great service...More
I popped into James' shop while in Oban. He was helping another customer and I was impressed with his knowledge and guidance. If you're not sure what you want, or need some expert help, James is your guy. He gave me great tips on smaller...More
We went to Oban two days ago (August 4) and couldn't get into the distillery tour. So we wandered over to this shop and spoke with the young salesman. He gave us so much great information about whiskies, it was better than a tour! Not...More
Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Aimee A
Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa
Absolutely incredible shop. They have an open fire and studded wingback chairs in there! When do you ever see that in a store?
We went in looking for whiskies that we wouldn't be able to find back home and they did not disappoint. James was...More
James was very helpful in choosing some great whiskies to take home. We had a lovely little tasting session and chose a couple beautiful single malts and liquors to share with friends. Thank you James for taking the time to suggest and sample Oban's great...More