About Cragganmore Whisky Distillery
1 520 000 litres
John Smith, who already runs Ballindalloch and Glenfarclas Distilleries, founds Cragganmore.
John Smith dies and his brother George takes over operations.
John’s son Gordon, at 21, is old enough to assume responsibility for operations.
The distillery is refurbished and modernized with help of the famous architect Charles Doig.
Gordon Smith dies and his widow Mary Jane supervises operations.
The distillery closes.
The distillery reopens and Mary Jane installs electric lighting.
The distillery is sold to the newly formed Cragganmore Distillery Co. where Mackie & Co. and Peter Mackie share half ownership. The remaining half is owned by Sir George Macpherson-Grant and Ballindalloch Estate.
White Horse Distillers is bought by DCL who thus obtains 50% of Cragganmore.
The number of stills is increased from two to four.
DCL buys the remainder of Cragganmore.
Cragganmore 12 years becomes one of six selected for United Distillers´ Classic Malts.
Cragganmore Distillers Edition Double Matured (port) is launched for the first time.
A visitor centre opens in May.
A 17 year old from 1988 is released.