Skip to content


Close (esc)

Gift a Place, Get a Place  🥃

Double up on the Diploma in Single Malt Whisky at the Port of Leith Distillery (11 & 12 July 2024). When you gift a place, you get a place for free!

Book with the code GIFTONEGETONE before midnight on Sunday 16 June 2024. 

Book now

Age verification

By clicking "Enter" you are verifying that you are of the legal drinking age in your location.


Best known for producing whisky used in blended Scotch, Glentauchers is a single malt distillery located near the town of Keith in Speyside. Official single malt releases from Glentauchers are relatively rare.


Glentauchers Distillery was founded in 1897 by James Buchanan and W.P. Lowrie. The distillery was established during a period of significant growth in the Scotch whisky industry. Over the years, Glentauchers has changed hands multiple times. It became part of the DCL (Distillers Company Limited), the predecessor to Diageo. In the 1980s, Glentauchers was acquired by Allied Domecq, and it eventually became part of the Pernod Ricard portfolio.

Watch the video with Kirsty & Vic:

Production Style & Limited Releases

Glentauchers whiskies are known for their light and floral character. The distillery uses copper pot stills for distillation and the spirit is typically matured in a combination of American oak and sherry casks. Official releases have included age-statement whiskies and, while rare, offer enthusiasts an opportunity to experience the distillery's character in a standalone form.

Visitor Centre

Unfortunately, Glentauchers Distillery does not have a dedicated visitor centre that is open to the public.

Older Post
Newer Post

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

Related posts

Meet the Educator: Daniel Whittington

Daniel Whittington is our Approved Course Provider in Austin, Texas. He teaches EWA courses on the campus of Wizard Academy and Whisky Marketing School.

Meet the Educator: Samantha De Noia

Samantha De Noia, founder of creative whisky agency 9 Smoking Barrels, is our Approved Course Provider in Madrid. Tel...

Meet the Educator: Joe Cabassa

Based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Joe Cabassa is our Approved Course Provider for Latin America. He is the founder of whisky and spirits education company, Academia De Whisky.

EWA Alumni: Can Ekinci

Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a bartender who loves my job very much. I enjoy doing research for my profession a...

Meet the Educator: Lia Niskanen

Lia Niskanen is the founder of Barrel Strength Talent, a bespoke whisky events and education business. Her focus is o...

EWA Alumni: Martijn van Opstal

Tell us a bit about yourself. I'm a 34-year-old whisky enthusiast who decided to turn his passion into his career. ...

Shopping Cart