The Ardbeg Project has teamed up with "The Malt Project" to share some great video clips of Ardbeg and Islay. If you would like to experience Islay, as well as many other distilleries and regions from the comfort of your own home, you can still find DVD's online for purchase. The Malt Project no longer has a website, but you can search Ebay and pickup a DVD. In the meantime, enjoy the fine work of Jack Oswald and his crew.

The Malt Project: Volume I - The Distilleries of Islay.

In this clip from 2002, meet Stuart Thomson, Distillery Manager, and Jackie Thomson, Visitor Center Manager, and see their first thoughts about the rebuilding of the previously idle distillery.

The Malt Project: Vol II - Islay Malt and Music Festival.

In this clip from 2003, you will see many recognizable figures, including Richard Paterson, Martine Nouet, Stuart Thomson, Jim McEwan and Clan an Drumma.

There is also some nice commentary by Michael Jackson and the unmistakable enthusiasm of Joe Kilna MacKenzie, two icons that will never be forgotten.

The Malt Project: Vol VII - Islay Revisited.

The Malt Project revisits Islay in 2008, and this clip features some highlights from their time at Ardbeg.

Mickey Heads is now the Distillery Manager, and you will see the familiar face of Jackie Thomson, who has taken the Old Kiln Cafe and Visitor Center to unprecedented heights.

Gavin D. Smith, talks about his book, A Peaty Provenance, that chronicles the history of Ardbeg all the way from 1815, including the revival by the Glenmorangie purchase in 1997, up to the current state under LVMH.

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