Whisky, it's a product commonly associated with the Scottish Islands and Highlands, but now companies are planning to use the natural resources that our region has to offer and distill it here.
There are plans afoot for three distilleries in different parts of the Scottish Borders and not to be outdone, investors South of the Border are also hoping to tap into the whisky industry, which is worth £4billion a year worldwide.
Jenny Longden has this report.
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