A dram-atic incentive for 5,600 riders tackling the timed King of the Mountain stage at Loch Ness

Riders taking on one of Scotland’s best-loved cycling events have been given some news to lift their spirits – The Singleton of Glen Ord Distillery has become a sponsor for the toughest section of the course. The distillery will sponsor the challenging King of the Mountain stage at Etape Loch Ness – a gruelling 4.8-mile […]

Diageo announces Glen Ord expansion plans

Diageo has announced today that they have submitted a planning application to expand their Glen Ord Distillery, near Muir of Ord just north of Inverness. The expansion is part of Diageo’s £1billion investment in Scotch whisky production which was announced in June and will include at least one new distillery in either Moray or Ross-shire. […]

Glen Ord registers growth in visitor numbers

Glen Ord Distillery, in Ross-shire has reported visitor numbers growing by six per cent in the last year, according to figures released by parent company Diageo. The figures were released last week by Scottish tourism minister Fergus Ewing MSP, and showed growth of 14% over Diageo’s distilleries as a whole. Glen Ord welcomed 20,180 guests […]

Inverness Whisky Festival this weekend

As well as gorging on chocolate eggs this weekend, if you’re in the Highlands of Scotland you have the chance to experience some cracking whisky too at the Inverness Whisky Festival. The festival takes place at Balblair Farm, near Inverness, tomorrow (Saturday 7 April) where you will get the opportunity to taste whiskies from a […]

Michael Moore MP visits Glen Ord distillery

Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore MP, has visited the Ropss-shire distillery of Glen Ord to witness the effects of the £3.2million invested by owners Diageo to help meet growing demand, particularly in Asia. The Singleton of Glen Ord is the fastest growing single malt in the Asia-Pacific market region, according to the most […]

Glen Ord distillery cottage goes on the market.

The perfect home for whisky lovers has come on the market – situated in the grounds of Glen Ord Distillery. Number 14 Ord Distillery is being marketed by agents Innes and Mackay who are asking for offers over £154,000, according to the Press & Journal. The semi-detached cottage, built in 1909, was originally home to […]

Diageo invest £3.2m in Glen Ord Distillery

Glen Ord Distillery in Ross-shire is to get a £3.2 million facelift. The investment by owners Diageo will see capacity grow by up to one million litres a year with the installation of two new fermentation vessels, a new mash tun and upgraded control systems for the stillhouse, reports the North Star newspaper. The expansion […]