About Aberlour Whisky Distillery
3 500 000 litres
Chivas Brothers Ltd (Pernod Ricard)
James Gordon and Peter Weir found the first Aberlour Distillery.
Peter Weir withdraws and James Gordon continues alone.
A fire devastates most of the distillery. The local banker James Fleming constructs a new distillery a few kilometres upstream the Spey river.
The distillery is sold to Robert Thorne & Sons Ltd who expands it.
Another fire rages and almost totally destroys the distillery. The architect Charles Doig is called in to design the new facilities.
Robert Thorne & Sons Ltd sells Aberlour to W. H. Holt & Sons, a brewery near Manchester.
S. Campbell & Sons Ltd buys the distillery.
Aberlour terminates floor malting.
Number of stills increased from two to four.
Pernod Ricard buys Campbell Distilleries.
Aberlour a´bunadh is launched. A limited 30 year old cask strength is released.
Pernod Ricard buys Chivas Brothers from Seagrams and merges Chivas Brothers and Campbell Distilleries under the brand Chivas Brothers.
A new, modernized visitor centre is inaugurated in August.
The 18 year old is introduced also outside France.