There's a saying here that goes: Nowhere in the Highlands can you throw a stone without it landing on a distillery ... and this is true. There are numerous malt whisky distilleries open to visitors in every direction. Most of them offer guided tours through their works, often a short video presentation on the tradition and ancient art of whisky making and sometimes a wee dram to taste the produce of the distillery.
Glenfiddich, by Dufftown, is about half an hour away by car.
No matter what your favourite Scotch brand or brands - Bell's, Dewar's, Johnny Walker, Aberlour, various distilleries owned by the Chivas Brothers - they all are on your doorstep when you holiday in the woods.
The Spey, famous for its Salmon, is postcard pretty, also in winter.