new islay distillery

A new distillery for Islay… Again.

2018-04-27

It’s this sort of news that we’ve been hearing quite a few times those past 2 years. “XX Whisky Corp. to open a distillery on the all-mighty whisky island!” “Breaking News: Islay gets 9th whisky distillery!”, “Peat freaks, you’ll be drinking some new Islay whiskies in a few years!”… After Ardnahoe (currently under construction) and Gartbreck (well… is it really going to take shape one …

Continue reading

Jim McEwan comes out of retirement and joins new Islay distillery

2017-02-01

World-renowned whisky distiller Jim McEwan has been appointed Production Director of Ardnahoe Distillery on Islay – 18 months after he retired. The Islay-born whisky industry icon, who has 53 years’ experience under his belt, has been hired by Hunter Laing & Co, the family-run Glasgow whisky company behind Ardnahoe, the first distillery to be built on Islay for more than a decade. Ardnahoe is being …

Continue reading