Oldest has new owners

Glenturret has new owners
By Rob Allanson

Lalique Group has the acquired The Glenturret, Scotland’s oldest single malt whisky distillery, through a joint venture in which Lalique Group and Swiss entrepreneur Hansjörg Wyss each hold 50 per cent. Lalique Group will develop the Glenturret business by leveraging both brands and its international network.

Silvio Denz, chairman of Lalique Group, stated: “We are proud to take ownership of this fine and historic distillery together with Hansjörg Wyss. The Glenturret will be the perfect addition to our portfolio as we enter the world of Scotch whisky.”