Knockando distillery

Knockando factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Knockando Speyside Scotland
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Active 1898 - Present Malt Knockando Not Available
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group
Innes Shaw Grand Metropolitan

Knockando Timeline:

1898: Built by the Knockando-Glenlivet Distillery Co.

1900-03: J. Thomson & Co. proprietors

1904: Acquired by W. & A. Gilbey Ltd. for £ 3,500

1962: Incorporated in International Distillers & Vintners (IDV)

1968: Stills became steamheated

1969: Distillery rebuilt, when extended from two to four stills

1975: International Distillers & Vintners (IDV) taken over by Watney Mann

1975: Watney Mann absorbed by Grand Metropolitan Hotels

1977-78: First exports as a single malt

1994?: Now managed by J&B (Scotland) Ltd.

1999: Owned by United Distillers & Vintners Ltd. (UDV)

2004: Owned by Diageo plc