Ghost distillery in Scotland gets into the spirit again

Port Ellen distillery in Scotland, which closed in 1983, is set to reopen in 2021

New life is being breathed into the long-shuttered Port Ellen whisky distillery on Islay in Scotland.

And plans for the revived ghost distillery reveal that it will have one foot firmly in the past and the other in the future.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 24, 2019, with the headline 'Ghost distillery gets into the spirit again'. Subscribe