Community Features

Meet our community that embraces the wild. Read articles profiling top chefs, foragers, bartenders, team members & exciting people we’re working with.

Kate Hannett

Meet our Forager Kate Hannett

Kate has been working as a Forager alongside James Donaldson…
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Clare Evans head of supply chain at Bruichladdich Distillery

Team Profile: Clare Evans

If you look behind the scenes of how we produce our spirits on…
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Jen Reade 2019 "the gathering" in Islay

Team Profile: Jen Reade

Jennifer Reade is Senior Global Manager for The Botanist -…
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allan logan botanist walk

Meet Our Production Director Allan Logan

Allan Logan was there the night that gin was first produced…
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Philip Stark - USA

Philip Stark

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Nick Liu - Canada

Nick Liu

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Nick Weston: Forager & Chef - Sussex, England

Nick Weston

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Vijay Mudaliar - Singapore

Vijay Mudaliar

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Roushanna Gray - South Africa

Roushanna Gray

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Meet our CEO, Douglas Taylor

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Meet Our Head Distiller Adam Hannett

Adam is an Ileach – a man born and raised on the Scottish…
4 minute read
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Roots

Kate Hannett is an Islay-raised, well-travelled, Geography graduate,…
4 minute read
steven aantoon at Islay Wild

Introducing Steven Hanton

Sometimes, in our line of work, when we are seeking a closer…
4 minute read
katie smith

A Day in the Life of Katie Smith

Katie Smith is our Communications Manager for the Botanist.…
5 minute read

ISLAY HAND SANITISER

Long before this crisis, on being asked what was her favourite…
5 minute read
Botanist screening at Norval Foundation

Wild Cinema, South Africa

A outdoor screening at the Norval Foundation, Cape Town, provides the perfect setting to hear the stories in our Wild - A State of Mind short film series
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