The Isle of Jura Whisky Distillery in Craighouse has released a 30 year old single malt whisky to their collection and it’s called the Standing Stone or ‘Camas an Staca’ in Gaelic. The whisky takes its name from the largest of Jura’s eight standing stones which are scattered over the island. The stone in question [...]
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The Isle of Jura Distillery is running a photography competition with some very attractive prices, including a trip to Jura, Olympus camera’s and much more. All you have to do is upload your favourite Jura picture and add a wee bit of text. You shouldn’t wait too long, the competition closes tonight. I have uploaded [...]
I was reading the Isle of Jura newsletter today and came across a very interesting entry by Willie Cochrane, the Jura Distillery Manager: “Some of you may have got a nice Jura surprise the other night if you were sitting down to watch the TV and spotted Jura – the island, the distillery and me! [...]
The new Distillery Tour Times Leaflet for 2010 is available for download. The leaflet consists of two pages and provides information about the Jura and Islay Malt Whisky distilleries opening hours, the tour times, phone and fax numbers, email addresses and other important information. It is therefore essential to take a copy with you when [...]
The Ileach Newspaper was present on Jura and made a beautiful video of the Jura Distillery Open Day of 2009. Jura Distillery Open Day 28th May from ileach newspaper on Vimeo.
A limited edition of 1,300 bottles inspired by the famous Paps of Jura will be launched by one of the world’s top barmen from The Ritz in Paris. The launch of this very special Jura Paps edition will take place during the Islay Whisky Festival which includes the Jura Distillery as well. At the moment [...]
I found an interesting interview with Willie Tait who was both manager of Bruichladdich Distillery on Islay in 1999 and the Isle of Jura Distillery. Willie Tait’s involvement with the Isle of Jura brand began in 1975 when he was first hired as a “Tunroom Man” at the remote Hebridean distillery. He was involved in [...]