Aberdeenshire Regional Trials

by Christy McFarlane on 2nd February 2018 in Place, On Barley

Today our Production Director Allan Logan welcomed Colin Tough of Barnyards of D...

Mid Coul Organic Farms, Dalcross, Inverness

by Carl Reavey on 1st September 2017 in Place, On Barley

Mid Coul is an organic farm that lies on the south side of the Moray Firth to th...

What does Hebridean mean?

by Jane Carswell on 22nd March 2017 in Place

Literally,  “Hebridean”  describes the 500 islands off the West of Scotlan...

Kevin's Sheep

by Jane Carswell on 22nd November 2016 in Place

Like making whisky, breeding sheep is a long game, and reputation counts for a l...

A Wild Goose Chase

by Jane Carswell on 7th November 2016 in Place

Catching a wild goose is in reality less of a chase, more of a stakeout. "It's a...

New Research Into Islay's Greylag Geese

by Jane Carswell on 2nd November 2016 in Place

Tom Mason and Jeremy Cusack, post-doctoral researchers from Stirling University'...

Laddies at the Islay Show 2016

by Jane Carswell on 20th August 2016 in Place, Our People

It rained almost solidly through this year’s Islay Show, but that didn’t sta...

Maritime Romantics

by Carl Reavey on 13th May 2016 in Place

We Laddies are essentially maritime romantics....

Hole and Corner Magazine

by Carl Reavey on 8th April 2016 in Place, Exploring History, Other stuff

Hole and Corner is a magazine that celebrates "craft, beauty, passion and skill"...

Does it matter where whisky is matured?

by Bruichladdich on 30th December 2015 in Place, Talking Whisky

All our whisky is Islay matured, the majority kept at Bruichladdich itself, or i...

A little slice of Geology

by Carl Reavey on 5th November 2015 in Place

The geologist David Webster, who lives at the old crofting village of Conisby on...

All of our spirit is matured for all of its life on Islay

by Carl Reavey on 3rd July 2015 in Place, The Distillery

Our very smart new road tanker has made its first and only trip on the ferry –...

Planning Permission Granted for Warehouses

by Carl Reavey on 2nd July 2015 in Place, The Distillery

We are delighted to be able to announce that we have been granted planning permi...

We Believe Terroir Matters. And we are proving it.

by Carl Reavey on 26th June 2015 in Place, On Barley, Talking Whisky

At Bruichladdich, we appreciate the importance of the centuries of experience an...

Eat Sand! Islay Beach Rugby 2015

by Carl Reavey on 15th June 2015 in Place

The sand in front of the White Hart Hotel in Port Ellen was once again the scene...

Helen Levi on her trip to Islay

by Carl Reavey on 27th April 2015 in Place, Other stuff

One of the best parts of my job is getting to connect with other artists and sma...

Simon King on Islay

by Carl Reavey on 17th March 2015 in Place

The well known broadcaster Simon King stopped by the distillery for an informal ...

What is the population of Islay?

by Harry Glennon A... on 2nd December 2014 in Place, Exploring History

Sadly the population of Islay is in decline....

The rain is dead.

by Carl Reavey on 25th September 2014 in Place, The Distillery, Talking Whisky

It has been the driest September for 50 years. No rain has fallen since 15th Aug...

CBS News '60 Minutes' to feature Jim McEwan

by Carl Reavey on 2nd September 2014 in Place

We have been delighted to be working with a team from the world-renowned America...

The combines are rolling. We salute you.

by Carl Reavey on 25th August 2014 in The Distillery, Place

The combines have started to roll here on Islay - with everyone keeping their fi...

The Perfect Summer?

by Carl Reavey on 13th August 2014 in On Barley, Place

We have, so far, had the perfect summer here on Islay. Brilliant blue skies punc...

Curses. My Personal Terroir.

by Carl Reavey on 18th June 2014 in Place

At Bruichladdich we have something of a passion for place; a sense of belonging....

Islay Beach Rugby 2014

by Carl Reavey on 17th June 2014 in Place

Bruichladdich was once again the main sponsor of a small and exclusive annual be...


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