IN PICTURES: Selkirk’s first legal distillery opens

Selkirk Distillery held its official opening on Saturday, and the owners welcomed all those who had helped them begin their new venture.

Monday, 20th May 2019, 1:55 pm
The gins went down well at the opening of Selkirk Distillery on Saturday.

The official opening was performed by landlord Sir Michael Strang Steel, and there were plenty of folk there to cheer him on. Read the full story on the opening here.

Sir Michael Strang Steel makes his speech at the opening of Selkirk Distillery, watched by co-owners Jane Gentleman and Allan Walker.
Rob Duff, John Nichol and Fiona Deacon at the opening of Selkirk Distillery.
Alan Baird, Jake Moore and Jennifer Borthwick at the opening of Selkirk Distillery.
Jane Gentleman pours another gin for eager fans.
The bar is busy at the opening of Selkirk Distillery.
Allan Walker at one of the stills.
Liz Rodgers, David Clapperton, Lady Strang Steel and Kerry Holmes at the opening of Selkirk Distillery.
Martina Puffer, Anna Killinger, Elisabeth Weinberger and Astrid Hahne paid a visit to the distillery on opening day on a trip from Selkirk's twin town Plattling.
Martine Pow and Linda Laurie at the opening of Selkirk Distillery.
From left: Allan Walker, Jane Gentleman, Sir Michael Strang Steel, Emma Gentleman and Susan Myatt at the cutting of the ribbon. Not in picture: David Myatt.