The Distilleries of Islay are a thing of legend around the globe. Famed for its distilling history, Islay once boasted a staggering 23 active distilleries on its shores. The art of distilling began as early the fourteenth century on Islay. A geographical location which is ideal for perfecting whisky, Islay has a rich history in producing the stuff. Take a look at five of the top active distilleries populating Islay today.
If you happen to have a few spare thousand pounds and are a single malt enthusiast, then you have come to the right place. Most of us don’t have that kind of disposable capital at hand but still take great pleasure in looking at where the rich spend their fortunes. The selection of Scotlands finest produce has distilled up some masterpieces over the years and will continue to do so in the years ahead. Have a gaze over a collection of some of the rarest, and priciest, whisky available in the whole of Scotland. (more…)