"We are the first authorized distillery on Islay and home to the world's oldest Scotch whiskey ripening space. Within our Vault No. 1, you will find more Scottish history than anywhere else. It is in the fresh sea air, the old walls of stone and the land on which Bowmore whiskey is thrown in. Place of legend and craftsmanship, of beauty and reflection, No. 1 Vaults is the place where Bowmore single malt Scotch whiskey is meticulously ripe to perfection. distillers have done it that way since 1779. "