Two waters, three uses

There are two vital sources of water that feed The Botanist…
Botanical gardens

The Botanist X Botanic Gardens Conservation International

The Botanist joins forces with BGCI to further the conservation…
Ellen foraging
a wild pink rose

To a Wild Rose

Forager Alexander McNaughton, of Vancouver Island BC shares…
woods and mosses biodiversity

What is biodiversity and why should we care?

On the face of it, biodiversity is simply the ecological variety…
the horizon loch indaal

The Botanist Foundation - background

For a few years now we’ve been quietly investing in non-profit…

Meet Our Head Distiller Adam Hannett

Adam is an Ileach – a man born and raised on the Scottish…
garnishes in gin and tonic

How Much Difference Do Garnishes Make?

It is a verdant moment here, with lots of garden plants and…
a basket of fynbos flavours

Tasting in Technicolor

Imagine a 360 degree timelapse of your local landscape over…
The Botanist Martini

The 50/50 Martini

40ml (1.5oz) The Botanist Gin 40ml (1.5oz) Dry Vermouth 2…
islay juniper

Juniper Q & A

We catch up with our in-house forager James about the plight…
Tulsi's nettle pakora

Nettle Pakora

Here's a foraged pakora or bhaji recipe, from Tulsi in our bottling…
Phil Sharp Sailor

No Man is an Island

The Botanist Gin is made on the island of Islay, off the West…
Botanist is B corp

We are B Corp Certified

After a rigorous, year-long submission process, we are delighted…
South Islay_looking_roots

Roots

Kate Hannett is an Islay-raised, well-travelled, Geography graduate,…
wild-pasta-nests

Wild Garlic Pasta

It is a luxury to have space and the outdoors accessible to…