Andrew is a freelance consultant with a wealth of experience gained working in the Spirits sector and specialises in the distilling, production and maturation processes. Andrew has been involved with the BWA for more than 30 years and during that time has held the position of Chairman on a number of occasions and is now an honorary member which recognises his significant contribution during this long period.
3 BWA Members
Garmouth, Moray, Scotland
Elgin, Moray, Scotland
On 24th May 1895, the Elgin Courant reported the opening "in New, Centrical, and Commodious Premises, No's 38 and 40 South Street... a Family Grocers, Tea, Wine & Spirit Merchants". The founders of the firm were James Gordon and John Alexander MacPhail, and from the outset (as the newspaper reported) the stock was "personally selected", with a view to providing "a superior article at a popular price" and giving "the utmost satisfaction".
Dufftown, Moray, Scotland
It was the dream of William Grant to make the ‘best dram in the valley’ and five generations later, this still holds true. William Grant & Sons distils some of the world’s leading brands of Scotch whisky, including Glenfiddich®, the world’s favourite single malt, The Balvenie® range of handcrafted single malts and, Grant’s® one of the world’s most loved blended Scotches. In addition, we now have one of Ireland’s finest Irish Whiskeys, Tullamore Dew®. The company also continues to lead the way in spirits innovation, with the launch of Hendrick’s® Gin and Sailor Jerry® Rum. Its award winning portfolio also includes Monkey Shoulder® Triple Malt Whisky, Tequila Milagro and Reyka® Vodka.