The Balvenie Distillery

Region: Speyside, Scotland.

Founded: 1892

Status: Active

Owner: William Grant & Sons

Water source: Robbie Dubh

Stills: 5x Wash 6x Spirit

Capacity: 5.6 million litres per annum


In early 1892 work began to convert an 18th-century mansion (Balvenie New House) into a distillery. The building took fifteen months to complete, and on 1 May 1893, the first distillation took place at the Balvenie Distillery.

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