“FROM DREAM TO DRAM” KINGSBARNS DISTILLERY WELCOMES NEW VISITOR CENTRE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – Scotch Whisky News

Scott Robertson at Kingsbarns Distillery

FROM DREAM TO DRAM

KINGSBARNS DISTILLERY WELCOMES NEW VISITOR CENTRE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER 

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to welcome Scott Robertson into the position of Visitor Centre Development Manager.

Scott joined his local Distillery at the end of last year and is enjoying the getting to know his new team and making plans for the coming months. Scott has previously worked at Blair Castle and Atholl Estates, VisitScotland and the Fairmont Hotel, so is well placed to take on this exciting role.

William Wemyss, Managing Director at Kingsbarns Distillery: “We are delighted to welcome Scott to the Visitor Centre team. We have been open for just over two years and I am sure that we will benefit from Scott’s hospitality and tourism experience for the new season and beyond.”

The first Single Malt from Kingsbarns Distillery will be exclusively available to members of its Founders’ Club in mid 2018, with a more widely available release expected to follow later in 2018.

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Notes to Editors:

  • Kingsbarns Distillery was officially opened on St Andrews Day 2014 and has been subsequently been awarded a 4 star visitor attraction award by VisitScotland.
  • While the Kingsbarns spirit is maturing, Kingsbarns has also launched the Founders’ Club. Membership benefits include a Welcome Pack and the first ever bottling of Kingsbarns Single Malt expected in mid 2018. A further 4 exclusive bottlings will follow.
  • Distillery Manager, Peter Holroyd, is a graduate of Heriot Watt University Brewing and Distilling, and was formerly head brewer at a craft brewery near Glasgow.
  • The Wemyss family owners are from Scotland and their historic family seat is Wemyss Castle in Fife where they’ve lived since the 1300s.
  • The Wemyss family also own Wemyss Malts which is an independent bottler with a whisky range including the blended malt whiskies comprising: The Spice King, The Peat Chimney and The Hive; single malt single cask bottlings and the blended Scotch named Lord Elcho after one of the Wemyss family’s ancestors; all of which are avilable for tasting and sale at The Kingsbarns Distillery.
  • The Wemyss family premium wines and spirits brands also include boutique gin Darnley’s View together with the premium wine estate of Rimauresq Cru Classé in Cotes de Provence.

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