Tales From The Isle Of Harris
Join us every week for a new chapter of our island story.
International Scottish Gin Day
Posted on 02 August, 2019
Every drop of Isle of Harris Gin is distilled, bottled, sealed and shipped from our distillery in the small village of Tarbert.
Festival Of The Sea
Posted on 26 July, 2019
The Isle of Harris Distillery was raised by the sea. In fact, the land on which it is built was once a tidal bay before being reclaimed for development.
Spirit of Summer
Posted on 19 July, 2019
The signs of summer marching on can be found all around us here in Harris. From the colourful wildflowers in bloom across the coastal croftland known as ‘machair’, to the hundreds of new visitors, we welcome through our distillery doors every day.
Posted on 12 July, 2019
Our storytelling takes many forms, both on and offline. Our staff will readily tell you about our work while they serve you coffee in the Canteen or wrap bottles of Isle of Harris Gin in the distillery shop.
Pontoons & Paddles
Posted on 05 July, 2019
The Isle of Harris has always had a strong connection to the sea, and our distillery is no different, particularly with the arrival of a new marina right on our doorstep.
A Harris Summer
Posted on 28 June, 2019
Summer arrived here in Harris, almost unnoticed. After weeks of tupperware skies and torrential rain, there seemed little obvious indication of the season by the time the solstice was upon us.
Winners of Warp and Weft
Posted on 21 June, 2019
Yesterday afternoon saw the culmination of our Harris Tweed Project competition, an island-wide challenge to local school children to design an official distillery tweed.
The Early Emigrants
Posted on 14 June, 2019
We built our distillery with a founding aim of addressing the issues surrounding endemic population decline here in the Outer Hebrides.
The Crofters Distillery
Posted on 07 June, 2019
There are lots of good reasons to make beautiful Outer Hebridean spirits, but here at the Isle of Harris Distillery, we do it with purpose. We want to build an enterprise which lasts for generations, creating long-term, permanent jobs in the heart of our local community.
The Diaspora Project
Posted on 31 May, 2019
One of the defining aims of the Isle of Harris Distillery is to address the pressing issues surrounding population decline here in the Outer Hebrides