Literally, “Hebridean” describes the 500 islands off the West of Scotland - the Hebrides, just as “Antipodean” describes the Australian / New Zealand region - the Antipodes. The etymology is Norse - meaning “Isles on the edge of the sea”, (Antipodean is from the Greek "other footed", implying opposite side of the world). They are both geographical adjectives that can also be applied to the people that live there. The people who live there. There aren’t that many in relation to the size of the land. In the islands of the "Outer Hebrides", north and west of here, the latest census showed 9 occupants per square kilometre; on Islay, ...
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We believe terroir matters
We believe that Islay whisky should have an authenticity derived from where it is distilled and where it is matured... From the philosophies of those who distil it. A sense of place, of terroir that speaks of the land, the barley and water from which it was made, and of the human soul that gave it life.
We believe terroir matters.
Our barley is no mere commodity.
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Thursday 4th May 2017
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