A world of pleasure and experience

The story of Macardo began in 2007 in the small but beautiful village of Strohwilen - a place, just like Macardo, that was initially only known to a few. But with every award our Swiss premium whiskies and spirits received, more and more people got to know and love us. Soon our customers wanted more than just our products - they wanted to be a part of Macardo. This is how the idea for the Macardo World of Enjoyment came about: a place where tradition and the art of distilling meet enjoyment and where special moments can be experienced. We invite you to discover for yourself all that Macardo has to offer.

Distillery

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Distillery

The tradition of refining high-quality raw materials lives on in our historic cheese dairy building from 1904. Once the focus was on cheese production, today it is the fine whiskies, spirits, vieilles and grappas from Macardo that reflect our passion. Our craft is based on the original method of distilling with wood, implemented in two stills specially made for us. Our distillation process combines deep knowledge with modern innovation. Immerse yourself in the world of our traditional craft with a guided tour, a distilling course or a tailor-made event and experience the art of distillation up close.

 

360° tour of the distillery

 

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Drum storage

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Drum storage

In our state-of-the-art barrel storage facility, our treasures mature in carefully selected barrels, surrounded by an optimal indoor climate. With over 400 individually hung barrels, whose condition is continuously monitored by advanced sensor technology, we are setting new standards in storage. The fascinating symbiosis of technology, barrels and time is something that we would love to show you on one of our tours.

 

360° tour of the barrel warehouse

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Walk-in Shop

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Walk-in Shop

In our walk-in store, we take you into the diverse world of Macardo. Discover our extensive range: from award-winning whiskies and fine spirits to Vieilles and marc brandies. Delve deeper and let yourself be tempted by our unique specialties such as whisky fondue, whisky sausages or whisky mustard. Our store is your gateway to a new dimension of enjoyment, where tasting before buying is a priority. For those looking for the perfect gift, we offer countless ideas and create individual compositions on request. Welcome to a world where taste and innovation meet.

 

360° tour of our walk-in store

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Bar & Lounge

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Bar & Lounge

Willkommen in der Welt des unkomplizierten Genusses in unserer Honesty Bar, komplett mit einer stilvollen Cigar Lounge und einer sonnigen Terrasse, wo Geniessen nicht nur erlaubt, sondern erwünscht ist. Hier haben Sie die Freiheit, sich selbst zu bedienen. In einer Atmosphäre, die sowohl entspannend als auch einladend ist. Lassen Sie sich von der Auswahl unserer exklusiven Macardo Whisky- und Gin-Spezialitäten begeistern oder erleben Sie, wie unser innovativer Bartender-Roboter Ihren perfekte Cocktails kreiert. Vertiefen Sie das Erlebnis mit einer handverlesenen Zigarre aus unserem beeindruckenden Humidor, der über 200 edle Zigarren führt. Für besondere Anlässe bieten wir Ihnen zudem die Möglichkeit, die Macardo-Bar exklusiv für Ihre Veranstaltung zu reservieren. Entdecken Sie einen Ort, an dem traditionelle Genusskultur auf moderne Eleganz trifft.</p>

 

360° tour of our Honesty Bar & Smokers Lounge

Honesty Bar & Cigar Lounge

Event location

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Event location

Macardo's event location is the quintessence for events of all kinds. We welcome you and up to 100 guests in our elegant event hall for celebrations, weddings, seminars, meetings or strategic planning. We offer flexible seating plans, state-of-the-art technical equipment and customized catering options from our in-house chefs to make your event perfect. Optionally, you can also book our unique barrel warehouse, the inviting Honesty Bar and Cigar Lounge or the fascinating distillery for your event. Complete your experience with a stay in our Premium Bed & Breakfast. Secure your appointment now at our exceptional event location.

 

360° tour of our front part of the event space

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Bed & Breakfast

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Bed & Breakfast

Whether you are just passing through, at the end of a party, after a seminar, for business or pleasure - Macardo's Premium Bed & Breakfast welcomes you with the highest level of comfort and a breathtaking panoramic view of the Alpstein and Säntis. With ten carefully furnished rooms and a spacious junior suite and a suite, one of which is barrier-free, we offer the ideal setting for your short break or to create special moments with employees or customers. Book now and make your stay an unforgettable experience.

 

360° tour of our rooms

Macardo B&B

Macardo team with classic car

The Macardo Team

Macardo is an attitude towards life, characterized by different personalities. People with the most diverse stories, life paths and skills. United by a common passion, we stand for tradition, craftsmanship, quality and enjoyment. Together we create unique Macardo moments. Whatever interests you, our team will be happy to assist you.

To the team

Foundation barrel - laying the foundation stone

The basic design

On September 18, 2019, the groundbreaking took place for our new distillery and the world of Macardo. That this became possible, we have to thank many people. Especially the local population, who have supported our project from the beginning.

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View of nature from Macardo

Sustainability

Macardo has a comprehensive sustainability concept. It is based on spring water, wood, solar energy, geothermal energy and a waste concept. These sustainable resources form the basis for a Co2-neutral distillation process, the creation of a perfect aging climate in the barrel storage facility, and the coverage of the entire heating and cooling budget in the Macardo world.

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Macardo Swiss Distillery GmbH
Frauenfelderstrasse 21 Strohwilen
CH-8514 Amlikon-Bissegg
+41 71 652 60 00 info@macardo.ch
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Directions

From Frauenfeld and Weinfelden you can reach us with the Postbus line 838.
The bus stop "Fimmelsberg / Kreuz" is directly in front of our house.

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On the direct way or connected with a nice tour.
In Veloland Thurgau many paths lead to Strohwilen. Here you will find a selection of possible routes.

Plan bike route

From the area Konstanz / Kreuzlingen follow the A7 to junction 5, Grüneck, and then road no. 14 towards Weinfelden. At the height of Märstetten, leave the traffic circle in the direction of Wil / Münchwilen and turn right in Junkholz at the sign Fimmelsberg, Thundorf, Frauenfeld into Frauenfelderstrasse. After just under one kilometer you will reach Macardo.

From the St.Gallen / Rhine Valley area follow the A1 in the direction of Zurich until exit 76, Münchwilen. First follow the signs Münchwilen / Sirnach and then the signs towards Weinfelden. In Tobel / Tägerschen turn left into Wilerstrasse (16) in the direction of Konstanz, Kreuzlingen, Affeltrangen, Tobel. After about 5 kilometers, just before the hamlet of Bänikon, turn left into Sonnenhofstrasse. After about one kilometer you will reach Macardo.

From the Zurich area first follow the A1 in the direction of St.Gallen and from freeway junction 73, Winterthur Ost, the A7 in the direction of Konstanz. At junction 5, Grüneck, follow the signs to Romanshorn, Müllheim, Weinfelden and drive to Märstetten. There you leave the traffic circle in the direction of Wil / Münchwilen and turn right in Junkholz at the sign Fimmelsberg, Thundorf, Frauenfeld into Frauenfelderstrasse. After about one kilometer you will reach Macardo.

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"Macardo - a place for tradition, craftsmanship and pleasure".