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

Wild carrot, Daucus carota

Finding the wild carrot, Daucus carota is like stepping back in history, a virtual time travel if you will.

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Galgorm Resort and Spa

It is a real privilege to be able to present the ideas and philosophy behind The Botanist in some of the most spectacular locations and v

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Foraged Drinks
Carbonated Spruce Gimlet

Following my rant about the greatness of Spruce and Pinene, I thought I'd better provide a technique and recipe to demonstrate this might

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Gullivers' Travels

Developed by Gareth Wainwright from The Landmark in Johannesburg

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Beauty in the Beast

Japanese knotweed can be a very problematic weed. It can also be a delicious sour component of drinks.

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Our Foraging
In Pursuit of Foraged Flavours: The First Islay Foragers’ Summit

Over the last few years we have begun to explore the flavours of our island home in ever greater depth; tasting the botanical life of thi

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Drinker's Guide To Elder - Flowers and Berries

We were delighted to spot the first elderflowers of the season on Islay last week.

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Foraged Tonic Water - The Graveyard B & T

I may be drummed out of The Guild of Foragers for saying this, but I'm not a huge fan of eating dandelion leaves.

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Events

Glasgow Gin Club Foraging Walk

Join foraging tutor Mark Williams and mixologist Danny Whelan on a journey of wild alcoholic discovery in conjunction with The Botanist G

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Gin Bop

RIVINGTON BAR & GRILL IN SHOREDITCH, LONDON WILL BE HOSTING GIN BOP TO CELEBRATE GIN IN ALL ITS GUISES, PARTICULARLY

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The Botanist @ GIN 71 Tasting Event, Glasgow, UK

GIN 71 will be hosting a Botanist Islay Dry gin tasting evening with our European Brand Ambassador, Joanne Brown on Monday 19th January 2

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