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 [...]
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 [...]
Andrew Dubber posted quite a few Jura Videos on Vimeo, a Youtube lookalike with a somewhat higher quality video. Apparently Andrew visited the Isle of Jura in spring and created some very interesting videos of the island. In the next weeks I will try and post more videos from Andrew but I will start with [...]
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 [...]
A writer from the Sydney Morning Herald, Saska Graville, visited the Isle of Jura and was a guest in Jura Lodge. Today the writer published his article online and it’s an interesting account of his trip. From what I read the writer is very fascinated about the island and the fact that there is only [...]