Fèis Ìle 2020: Kilchoman Open Day Programme Announced

Due to the cancellation of Fèis Ìle 2020, this year’s Islay Festival Fèis Ìle is known to be held virtually. This means that from 23.5.2020 to 30.5.2020, the individual distilleries will present themselves on their respective days with a more or less detailed online programme including tastings, auctions, virtual tours, discussion groups and music. As usual, many of the distilleries […]

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Timeline 2010

March 4: Kilchoman announces that John MacLellan, manager of the Bunnahabhain distillery for 12 years, will be joining Kilchoman as the new general manager. He will start his new job on 3 May, besides managing the day-to-day business he will also be responsible for the cask selection in the future. The old manager Malcolm Rennie will change to the newly […]

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Timeline 2013

The average cask filling rate is now about 21 casks per week, mostly fresh ex-bourbon barrels from the Buffalo Trace Distillery, but still sherry butts, too. February: Robin Bignal, who had already worked part time at Kilchoman from August 2010 to January 2013, becomes a full time member of the production team after Gavin Douglas had left Kilchoman. First week […]

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