Its Hearach single malt whisky is currently being cask-matured with an on-sale date still several years away, while the company runs on sales of its Isle of Harris
gin - an award-winning spirit infused with nine botanicals including, uniquely, sugar kelp which is harvested locally by the distillery's own diver, Lewis McKenzie.
"That always spurred him on to do more and in 2008 he put down a marker by creating the Isle of Harris
Distillery Company, with himself as the shareholder, and set about trying to find a place to build the distillery which is not easy: pieces of flat land on Harris that are not peat bogs are few and far between."
"He will be sadly missed." Northern Constabulary in Scotland said Mr Fraser was airlifted from the summit in the Western Isles of Scotland by the Isle of Harris
Rescue Service just after 12.30pm when he collapsed.
OUTER THIS WORLD Isle of Harris
is known as the Hawaii of Scotland thanks to spectacular beaches like Luskentyre
On Saturday April 28, the bar will have their very own gin palace tent with an extensive array of more than 20 craft gins to sample including Arbikie, Gin Bothy and Isle of Harris
Luskentyre, on the Isle of Harris
, was ranked second in the UK and Rhossili Bay, South Wales, was third.
I am referring, of course, to the Siberian swift that ended its 6,000 mile espionage mission from Russia by being clobbered by a Scottish turbine blade on the Isle of Harris
. A big thanks to our Scottish neighbours.
James Hanlon and three pals drove 17 hours through the night to see the black and white swift on the Isle of Harris
, one of Scotland's Western Isles.
(8.00pm) Charlie Luxton catches up with a couple who sold their house in Leeds to buy a pounds 133,000 plot of land on the Isle of Harris
in the Hebrides.
Build a New Life in the Country (8.00pm) Charlie Luxton meets a Leeds couple who want to turn a run-down croft on the Isle of Harris
, Scotland, into a campsite - a project held up by legal difficulties.
Malcolm Fraser, a control room technician from Llanrwst, collapsed at the summit of a hill in the Kyles area on the Isle of Harris
About 40 relatives made the short hop on a boat from the isle of Harris
, to be greeted on the beach at Taransay.