The Macallan distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Craigellachie, Moray. The Macallan Distillers Ltd, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Edrington Group which purchased the brand from Highland Distillers in 1999.
Laphroaig distillery is an Islay single malt Scotch whisky distillery.
Located at the head of Loch Laphroaig on the south coast of Islay, Laphroaig Distillery is renowned for the rich, unmistakable taste of its whisky which is the favourite of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and even bears his Royal Warrant.
Lagavulin is one of the three Kildalton Distilleries in the south of Islay and sits comfortably in between Ardbeg and Laphroaig at the "Hollow by the Mill", translated from the Gaelic lag a'mhuilin. Lagavulin is pronounced as La-ga-voolin.
The distillery of Lagavulin officially borns in 1816 by John Jonston. Records show illicit distillation in at least ten illegal distilleries on the site as far back as 1742, however.
Bowmore is a distillery that produces scotch whisky on the isle of Islay, an island of
the Inner Hebrides. Bowmore, which lies on the South Eastern shore of Loch Indaal, is one of the oldest distillery in Scotland and is said to have been established in 1779.
Caol Ila (Gaelic for Sound of Islay) which is pronounced as col eela.
Caol Ila relates directly to its location, directly on the shore of the Sound of Islay less than a mile north from Port Askaig.
Glen Grant was founded in 1840, by brothers John and James Grant, two
former illegal distillers and smugglers who decided to take out a license. With the sea and port of Garmouth nearby, the River Spey at its feet and barley-growing plains nearby, all the basic ingredients
of malt whisky were close at hand. This time the distillery was legal.
Aberlour is a distillery of Speyside single malt Scotch whisky, in Aberlour.
James Fleming, son of a local tenant farmer built Aberlour Distillery in 1879 after having worked at Dailuiane, Carron for ten years.
The Glenlivet distillery is a distillery near Ballindalloch in Moray, Scotland that produces single malt Scotch whisky.
It is the oldest legal distillery in the parish of Glenlivet, and the production place of the Scottish whisky of the same name.
Glenfiddich is a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky owned and produced by William Grant & Sons in Dufftown, Scotland.
Glenfiddich means Valley of the Deer in Scottish Gaelic, hence the Glenfiddich logo being a Stag.
Ardbeg is one of the three distilleries on the coast road from Port Ellen which produce big, pungent malt whiskies reeking of peat.
Talisker dates back to 1830, when Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill founded the distillery. Today Talisker is a warm and rugged single malt.
Licensed in 1828, Springbankis one of the last surviving producers of single malt whiskies in Campbeltown.
Oban distillery is a whisky distillery in the port of Oban, in the Scottish west coast.
The Oban distillery was founded by the brothers John and Hugh Stevenson in 1793.
Highland Park distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery founded by David Robertson in 1798.
The name of this whisky refer to the fact that the distillery was founded on an area called 'High Park'.
Glenfarclas distillery is a Speyside whisky distillery in Ballindalloch, founded by Robert Hay on the original site since 1797.
Its name means “valley of the green grass”.
Arran distillery is located on Isle of Arran and it was founded in 1993. Arrans's whsiky production officially started when the distillery opened in August 1995.
Bunnahabhain means "mouth of the river" in Gaelic, referring to the mouth of Margadale Spring where the distillery stands. Bunnahabain distillery started producing whisky in 1883.
Speyside distillery is located in Cairngorm Mountains and is acknowledge to be the prettiest of Scotland's distilleries. The distillery was completed in 1987, but Speyside's first spirit was produced in December 1990, on Christmas Day.
BenRiach is located in the "Heart of the Speyside", as the brands says, in the North-East region of Morayshire. The BenRiach Distillery perfectly blends in the tradition of Speyside distillery, displaying with a typical charm.
The barley used for the production has been Bruichladdich's focus since the company was taken over in 2001 by Mark Reynier and fellow investors.
Bruichladdich firmly believes in the role the barley plays for its whisky flavour; their approach is not only focused on the sorts used but even more on the place the barley has been grown.
The Clynelish name dates back to 1819 when the first distillery on the site is built.
This Distillery lasts until 1967 when a second distillery is opened and named Clynelish.
Alexander Matheson founds the Dalmore Distillery in 1839 after looking for the perfect location by his criteria: his only concern was to find the best natural resources to make the finest whisky, daring where no one else would.
Glenrothes Distillery is located in the town of Rothes, in the heart of Speyside, hidden from the main street. It lies at the foot of the Mannoch Hills; Glenrothes draws its water form two close natural springs.
The Linkwood Distillery sits in a quite setting overlooking the dam of the Linkwood burn, drawing its water from Millbuies spring to make a fine, smooth and complex whisky.
The Balvenie is unique among single malts, thanks to natural alchemy and centuries-old craftmanship. Whisky making at Balvenie is dedicated to maintaining the Five Rare Crafts.
Cragganmore is one of Diageo's original six Classic Malts and, even though it is not a big seller, devoted fans consider it one of the best examples of classic Speysider.
Strathisla is a riverside distillery with more than 230 years of Scottish Highlands' history. Strathisla is one of Scotland's oldest distilleries, but also one of the prettiest and most photographed distilleries in Scotland.
Balblair is a distillery in the Dornoch Firth, north of Inverness. Balblair was founded in the 1790 by James McKeddy.
Edradour is renowned as the smallest distillery in Scotland and considered one of the most peculiar.
The history of Edradour Distillery dates back to 1825 when it's founded by a cooperative of farmers.
GlenDronach is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, nestled in the valley of Forgue in the East Highland hills. GlenDronach was founded in 1826.
Glenmorangie Distillery was founded in 1843 by William Matheson in the Scottish Highlands. The Glenmorangie Distillery, with its peaceful surrounding, has inspired since the early years the production of a complex and smooth single malt whisky.
Longmorn Distillery is built in 1893 on the site of an old chapel, in Elgin. John Duff starts the construction of Longmorn Distillery together with two associates, Charles Shirres and George Thomson.
Tullibardine was founded in 1949 by architect William Delmé-Evans. Tullibardine Distillery is situated close to the Ochil Hills, from where it draws its water.
Jura sales volumes for single malt increased rapidly since 2010 and Jura is now the 3rd most sold single malt in the UK after Glanfiddich and Glenmorangie.
Glengoyne follows what they call the Glengoyne way: six priciples to keep Glengoyne whisky true to its past and taste.
Auchentoshan is the last remaining triple distilled Lowlander and Auchentoshan whisky is among the lightest and most elegant in Scotland.
Tomatin has changed his focus, and now for Tomatin quality became more important than quantity. Today the Single Malts of Tomatin are well-regarded and demand is growing.
Glen Garioch is one of the three oldest distillery in Scotland, the official opening year was 1797, but already in 1785, spirit from Glen Garioch was announced in the local journal.
Bladnoch distillery has exprerienced a chequered history of ownership changes, as well as periods of no production. In 2015 David Prior, an australian businessman, announced the purchase of Bladnoch and plans to restore the distillery to its former glory.
Scapa was founded by Macfarlane & Townsend in 1885, During the First World War, the Scapa distillery was used by Admiral Jellicoe as his base and also saved the distillery from a fire during his tenure.
Pulteney distillery founded in 1826 by James Henderson is named after Sir William Pulteney. Today Old Pulteney is one of the most famous Single Malts of the Highlands.
Tamdhu distillery was founded by Tamdhu Distillery Company, a consortium of whisky blenders with William Grant as the main promoter. The famous distillery designer Charles Doig was the architect of Tamdhu.
Cardhu's history started in 1824 when John Cumming obtain a licence for Cardhu Distillery, but him was already producing illicit whisky back in 1811 along with his wife, Helen, who used to sell bottles of whisky to passers-by through the window of their farmhouse.
Dalwhinnie distillery is one of the highest in Scotland with its 326 meters above sea level, the position and the rigid temperatures of the Dalwhinnie distillery have made built near it a meteorological site since 1973.
Tobermory distillery was founded by John Sinclair in 1798 and still remains the only distillery on the island of Mull, in the Hebrides on the west coast of Scotland. At the beginning, the Tobermory distillery was named Ledaig which in Gaelic means 'safe heaven'.
Glenturret in 2015 celebrated its 240th anniversary as Scotland's oldest distillery (a statement which is sometimes debated). The Glenturret distillery was founded from whisky smugglers established in 1775 in a small illicit farm distillery named at the beginning Hosh Distillery.
Kilchoman distillery is located on the western side of the island of Islay, not far from Lake Gorm. The Kilchoman distillery was founded in 2005, after more than 124 years that new distilleries were not opened on the island of Islay.
Glen Scotia distillery is located on the Scottish peninsula of Campbeltown, which was once a place where many distilleries were located (in its heyday there were more than 30), Today Campbeltown is Scotland's smallest whiskey-producing region, consisting of just three distilleries, including the Glen Scotia distillery.