Kingsbarns Distillery Appoints Kate Bradley as New Production Operator
Published Date: 27th September 2022
Kingsbarns Distillery has announced the appointment of Kate Bradley as Production Operator at the family-owned distillery in the Kingdom of Fife.
Born in Ardnamurchan in the West Highlands, Kate will be responsible for all aspects of production within the award-winning distillery. Kate will support Distillery Manager, Peter Holroyd, in the selection and management of the casks - including for the distillery's famous single malt Balcomie - nurturing the brand's premium blends, as well as a large focus on new product development.
With previous experience at the Ardnamurchan Distillery, Kate recently graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a BSc in Brewing and Distilling, and joins the team in a bid to follow her passion for whisky and carve out a long-standing career within the Kingsbarns team.
This announcement kickstarts a momentous few months for Kingsbarns as the brand made its debut at Whisky Live Paris last weekend - one of the biggest events in the industry calendar bringing together whisky enthusiasts and brands from all around the world.
Kate Bradley, Production Operator at Kingsbarns Distillery, said: "Kingsbarns Distillery is an incredibly special place and I'm excited to further ignite my love for whisky and learn from some of the very best in the industry. It's a really exciting time for Kingsbarns and I look forward to seeing what the future holds - both at the distillery and for the wider industry."
Peter Holroyd, Kingsbarns Distillery Manager, said: "During the interview process, Kate's love and passion for whisky really shone through, and her knowledge of the industry was second to none. I am in no doubt that Kate will do an amazing job and I look forward to supporting her carve out a successful career within the Kingsbarns family.
"Over the course of the next few months, we have some innovative new products launching as well as some special brand milestones to celebrate, so it's a great time for Kate to begin!"Find out more at kingsbarnsdistillery.com.