Whisky distillery inspired by Tasmanian travels launches in York

A COUPLE inspired by their travels in Tasmania have been given the green light  to build a single malt whisky distillery on the rural outskirts of York, with construction due to start this spring.

Cooper King Distillery is the brainchild of Dr Abbie Neilson and fiancée Chris Jaume, who have swapped the daily grind in the hopes of raising the profile of English whisky in the global market.

Following a two-year career break in Tasmania, the couple said they wanted to bring the "honesty, camaraderie and qual... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...