A subsidiary of French drinks brand La Martiniquaise-Bardinet, Glen Turner will handle all distribution for Glen Moray, taking over accounts from Marblehead, the whisky’s brand developer that has handled its on-trade distribution since 2014.
David Borthwick, UK Sales Director for Glen Turner, said, “We have had a successful and fruitful relationship with Marblehead over the last 2 ½ years with the Glen Moray brand growing by double digit figures in the on-trade.
“2017 is a significant year for Glen Moray with our 120th celebrations and the launch of the Heritage Range in the UK so we felt that it was the right time to work more directly with our customers”.
Nielsen figures place Glen Moray Classic as the 6th best selling single malt in the UK.
Glen Moray will celebrate its 120th anniversary in 13 September, 2017 and will launch The Elgin Heritage Range in the UK from April 2017.
The Glen Moray Single Malt Distillery in Speyside has recently undertaken expansion works so that the production capacity has increase, with additional maturation warehouses being built to increase the storage capacity from 90,000 barrels to 250,000 barrels.