Highlands & Islands

Whisky distiller appointed to Raasay Distillery

Iain Robertson Image copyright Scott Mooney

The tiny island of Raasay is to have it first legal whisky distiller.

Iain Robertson is a graduate of Heriot-Watt University's Brewing and Distilling School in Edinburgh.

He has been appointed distiller of R&B Distillers' Raasay Distillery, which is being constructed at the site of a former Victorian hotel.

In the past, whisky was made illegally on the island off Skye using illicit stills. The new distillery is to due to open in September.

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