Handcrafted Scottish malt whisky and gin in the heart of Fife.
The Darnley’s story begins in 1565 when Lord Darnley first met his wife to be, Mary Queen of Scots, at Wemyss Castle in Fife, on the East coast of Scotland.
Centuries later and the new generation of the Wemyss family used this historical moment as inspiration for the name Darnley’s Gin and the elderflower growing wild around the castle, inspired their first gin recipe.
The Scottish Wemyss family have had a longstanding passion for malt whisky and their connections with the industry date back to the turn of the 19th century when John Haig (founder of Haig's) built his first distillery on Wemyss land.
They use Laureate variety of barley, grown in the sun-soaked fields of Fife with quality considered at every stage- it is light & fruity.
Family and what that represents is at the heart of what they do at Darnley’s, whether that’s getting together with those you love to celebrate with a cocktail or gathering together and sharing stories over food and some whisky or g&t’s.
Wemyss Family Spirits won best lowlands scotch at the world whisky awards last year!!
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