Speyside Distillers Co. Speyside
Founded: Status: Capacity:
1976 Active 600 000 litres
Address: Glen Tromie, Kingussie
Inverness-shire PH21 1NS
01540 661060 www.speysidedistillery.co.uk
1956 – George Christie buys a piece of land at Drumguish near Kingussie.
1957 – George Christie starts a grain distillery near Alloa.
1962 – George Christie (founder of Speyside Distillery Group in the fifties) commissions the drystone dyker Alex Fairlie to build a distillery in Drumguish.
1986 – Scowis assumes ownership.
1987 – The distillery is completed.
1990 – The distillery is on stream in December.
1993 – The first single malt, Drumguish, is launched.
1999 – Speyside 8 years is launched.
2000 – Speyside Distilleries is sold to a group of private investors including Ricky Christie, Ian Jerman and Sir James Ackroyd.
2001 – Speyside 10 years is launched.
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