About Macduff Whisky Distillery
3 200 000 litres
Banff, Aberdeenshire AB45 3JT
John Dewar & Sons Ltd
The distillery is founded by Morty Dyke, George Crawford, James Stirret and Brodie Hepburn (who is also involved in Tullibardine and Deanston) and construction starts. Macduff Distillers Ltd is the name of the company.
Construction of the distillery is complete and the first cask filling begins in June.
The number of stills is increased from two to three.
Stills now total four.
William Lawson Distillers buys the distillery from Glendeveron Distilleries.
William Lawson is bought by Martini Rossi through the subsidiary General Beverage Corporation.
A fifth still is installed.
Bacardi buys Martini Rossi (including William Lawson) and transfers Macduff to the subsidiary John Dewar & Sons.