Scotland's most famous export could soon be bringing tens of thousands of tourists into Dumfries and Galloway.
The newest distillery in Scotland will be opened near Annan next year after a multi-million pounds investment.
It is the brain child of a former chemist who aims to create a tourist attraction at the distillery.
Professor David Thomson believes up to 50,000 people could visit.
Matthew Taylor reports:
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