About Glenturret Whisky Distillery
340 000 litres
The Edrington Group
The Hosh, Crieff, Perthshire
Whisky smugglers establish a small illicit farm distillery named Hosh Distillery.
John Drummond is licensee, until 1837.
A distillery in the vicinity is named Glenturret, but is decommissioned before 1852.
John McCallum is licensee until 1874.
Hosh Distillery takes over the name Glenturret Distillery and is managed by Thomas Stewart.
Mitchell Bros Ltd takes over.
Production ceases and the buildings are used for whisky storage only.
Mitchell Bros Ltd is liquidated, the distillery dismantled and the facilities are used as storage for agricultural needs.
James Fairlie buys the distillery and
Remy-Cointreau buys the distillery and invests in a visitor centre.
Highland Distillers takes over.
Edrington and William Grant & Sons buys Highland Distillers for £601 million. The purchasing company, 1887 Company, is a joint venture between Edrington (70%) and William Grant (30%).
The Famous Grouse Experience, a visitor centre costing £2.5 million, is inaugurated.
A 10 year old Glenturret replaces the 12 year old as the distillery´s standard release.
Three new single casks are released.