About Glendronach Whisky Distillery
1 300 000 litres
Benriach Distillery Co
Forgue, Aberdeenshire AB54 6DB
The distillery is founded by a consortium. James Allardes is one of the owners.
The major part of the distillery is destroyed in a fire.
Walter Scott (from Teaninich) takes over.
Walter Scott dies and Glendronach is taken over by a consortium from Leith.
Charles Grant, son of the founder of Glenfiddich Distillery, William Grant, buys Glendronach for £9 000 and starts production three months later.
William Teacher & Sons buys the distillery.
– The number of stills is increased from two to four.
A visitor centre is opened.
Glendronach is one of a select few in Caledonian Malts, launched by Allied Distillers.
The distillery is mothballed.
Production is resumed on 14th May.
Glendronach 33 years old is launched. The distillery closes for six months to rebuild from coal to indirect firing by steam. Reopens in September. Chivas Brothers (Pernod Ricard) becomes new owner through the acquisition of Allied Domecq.
Pernod Ricard sells the distillery to the owners of BenRiach distillery.