The Glenlivet Scotch Whisky Distillery was built in 1824 by George Smith and is situated in the Speyside region of Scotland. This is where Scottish Malt whisky industry started in Speyside and was the first licensed distillery in the parish of Glenlivet. The water that is used in The Glenlivet Malts is from the rich spring water of Josie's Well. It is still currently producing all 'The Glenlivet range' of single malts including 12, 15 and 18 Year Olds just to name a few. This brand is also very famous world wide and one of the top whiskies I would say.
The contact details for this distillery are The Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9DB and contact phone number being +44 (0)1542 783220. The Glenlivet visitor centre is an excellent place to visit and the guided tour includes an interactive exhibition showcasting the history of the surrounding area of Glenlivet. You will also be able to taste The Glenlivet award-winning range.
This distillery visitor center was awarded the Best Visitor Attraction at the Whisky Magazing 2007 Icons of Whisky Awards. If you would like to contact the visitor center at The Glenlivet please call them on +44 (0)1340 821720.
The Glenlivet Distillery Tasting Tour by Planet Whiskies
Read about Planet Whiskies tour of the famous Glenlivet Distillery in the Speyside Region of Scotland. This was a tour that the Planet Whiskies team had wanted to complete for a number of years and when Chivas invited us to the distillery, like all whisky enthusiast we accepted. Tours at the Glenlivet are available all year round, but booking advisable. Find out more details about their tour at the bottom of this page. Read more about The Glenlivet Distillery Tour
Read the Glenivet Latest Whisky News
Award-winning British designer Bethan Gray designs The Glenlivet's Winchester Collection Vintage 1967, a limited-edition 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch whisky
Published Date: 8th March 2019
The $25,000 Glenlivet Winchester Collection Vintage 1967, designed by Bethan Gray
8 March, 2019 – The Winchester Collection Vintage 1967 represents the first time the brand has collaborated with a designer to create The Glenlivet bottle and display case. The maple and copper case and hand blown glass bottle were created by Bethan in response to the land around the distillery, her family history in the area and the complex whisky itself. Read more
The Glenlivet Master Distiller, Alan Winchester, Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award: 13th July, 2018
13 July 2018 –The Glenlivet is today celebrating a true industry icon as it raises a dram to its very own Master Distiller, Alan Winchester, who has been awarded one of the most prestigious industry accolades, the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more
The Glenlivet 1943 Private Collection 70 Year Old Single Malt Whisky: 7th October 2017
This unique whisky from The Glenlivet is one that would be the showpiece in any collection. It's from The Glenlivet Private Collection and is a 70 year old malt. It could be the rarest and most expensive whisky out on the market today. Read more
World's largest private whisky collection set to sell for £8m Perth, Scotland in February 2020.
Published Date: 12th December 2019
The world’s largest ever private whisky collection, comprising 3,900 bottles, is poised to sell for a projected £8 million when it goes under the hammer in Perth next February. Further cementing Scotch whisky’s status as one of the most valuable investments on the market. Read more
Irish Distillers: New Packaging for Jameson Caskmates Series
Published Date: 27th November 2019
Irish Distillers, makers of some of the world’s most enjoyed whiskeys, has unveiled a packaging revamp for its Jameson Caskmates Series. Read more
Gordon & MacPhail Reveals Unique Single Malts For Christmas: Malts from Old Pulteney and Glenlivet
Published Date: 14th November 2019
Single malt whisky creator Gordon & MacPhail has unveiled a duo of special bottlings from its iconic Connoisseurs Choice range for Christmas gifting. Read more
Islay whisky collection up for auction in aid of RNLI: A Group of seven malt whiskies from each of Islay’s coastal distilleries Goes Under The Hammer
Published Date: 14th November 2019
The Islay Sea Collection, a group of seven malt whiskies from each of Islay’s coastal distilleries presented in a one of a kind display case is set to go under the hammer in this month’s Just Whisky auction with all proceeds going to the Portrush and Islay volunteer lifeboat crews. Read more