Meet The Founders. Kate & Jonny.

Hello. We’re Kate & Jonny and it’s great that you are here.

The launch of our our new distillery has been the culmination of a long held dream and ambition for us both - returning to our island home and developing a vibrant new business.

We were both born and raised on the island, our families having a longstanding connection with the traditional crofting and fishing industries earning livings from the land across generations.

Returning to North Uist it feels great to be back and we’re proud to be launching a new distillery on the island. The launch of North Uist Distillery Co. sees us dedicating our lives to producing some of the finest spirits in Scotland.

It's an incredible feeling to be able to create, distil and bottle Downpour Gin on North Uist and deliver it to customers throughout the country from our island home. As the distillery develops and grows, our new venture will bring jobs and prosperity to a new generation of young islanders - creating a bright future to accompany a proud and rich history.

Thank you for visiting our website, and for taking time to read a bit about us, we appreciate it a lot. This is just the start, and we can't wait to share our story, updating you on our journey as we go.

Kate & Jonny x

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