Today (8th March) we join the global celebration of women's accomplishments in social, economic, cultural, and political spheres. As we mark International Women’s Day 2024, we are excited to bring you insights from the inspiring women at Kingsbarns, shedding light on their experiences as women in the contemporary whisky industry.

Isabella Wemyss - Production Director

Isabella Wemyss International Women's Day

“My side of the business is very much a man’s world, and often I am one of the few women in the room.  It’s reassuring to know, however, that as a business we are committed to equal opportunities and I work day to day with some wonderful women in other areas.  We are all in this together, irrespective of gender!”

Ginny Boswell - European Regional Sales Manager 

Ginny Boswell International Women's Day
I am hugely privileged to be supported by both a great team of women at Wemyss, but also a fantastic network of female friends who also work in this industry. Together we strive to eradicate myths about whisky drinking and to challenge stereotypes of whisky drinking in this day and age. Together, there is nothing that we cannot achieve.”

Andrea Morris - Kingsbarns Visitor Engagement Manager 

I think what I love most is the buzz of the working distillery – it’s an infectious thrill that lights up the face of every visitor as you take them through the door. There's something different going on every day, and there's a great energy about the place. Passion for whisky brings people together from all walks of life, and it’s great to see so many women, as well as men, enjoying our tours and tastings.”

Everest Marshall - Key Account Manager, Scotland

Everest Marshall

"On my first IWD since joining the industry, I'm grateful to the women who have paved the way for those of us now laying the foundations of our careers in drinks. At Wemyss Family Spirits, we are lucky to be under the mentorship of Production Director, Isabella Wemyss, whose skill and wealth of industry experience is a constant source of inspiration to the team."

March 08, 2024 — Leigh Purves

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