WildForagedDistilled

Wild. Foraged. Distilled

WILD ISLAY. THE HEBRIDEAN ISLAND HOmE OF THE BOTANIST CLINGS TO THE EDGE OF THE OCEAN IN THE TEETH OF ATLANTIC WEATHER SYSTEmS.

22 FORAGED ISLAND BOTANICALS. HAND-PICKED LOCALLY AND SUSTAINABLY HERE ON ISLAY BY OUR OWN BOTANICAL SCIENTISTS.

PROGRESSIVE HEBRIDEAN DISTILLERS. THE BOTANIST IS THE ESSENCE OF OUR PHILOSOPHY, OUR ART AND OUR PIONEERING SPIRIT.

Articles

We Call It Foraged Mixology

We humans are a species of relationship, of connection. To each other. To the world. To nature.

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Identifying Plants Safely

The Botanist actively encourages exploration but some folk are nervous about foraging because of a perception that wild plants might be p

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The spirit of Slow Food

The men and women driving progressive thought in the culinary sphere have rejected the industrialised homogeneity of factory-farmed and s

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Foraged Drinks
Purple Brew

"I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea." - Fyodor Dostoyevsky Crack on the kettle and brew some heath

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Corpse Revivor No 2

The classic of the series... 1 ounce Botanist Gin 1 ounce Triple Sec 2/3 of an ounce Kina Lillet 2/3 of an ounce fresh lemon juice da

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The Hair of the Dog

In case you ever want to cure a hangover with a great cocktail: - 6 ounces Botanist Gin - 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice - slices of chili

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Our Foraging
Apple Mint Cordial

Striking up the camping stove in a nearby lay-by we boiled equal parts of water and sugar (1 litre and 1kg) until the sugar was dissolved

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Islay Spring

We have been exploring Islay this week in spring bloom.

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Mark Williams - Forager

Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods is Scotland's only full-time foraging tutor.

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