Making whisky needs water and space, something the Tweed Valley has plenty of.
And it's because of this that Alasdair Day want's to turn a farm at Walkerburn into a £5million distillery.
The news comes as Mossburn Distillers have been in talks with Scottish Borders Council to open a £40million venture near Jedburgh.
Work is also underway in the Lake District to open it's first distillery in 150 years.
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