William Grant & Sons Ltd
William Grant & Sons Ltd is an award-winning independent family-owned distiller founded by William Grant in 1886 and run today by the fifth generation of his family. We distil some of the world's leading brands of Scotch whisky, including Glenfiddich - the world's favourite single malt and Grant's the world's fourth largest blended Scotch, as well as selected other spirits.
William Grant's dream to distil the best dram in the valley holds true today. The skills of the company's talented and dedicated craftsmen matched with the pioneering and innovative spirit of everyone who works in the company has helped make William Grant & Sons the international success it is today.
The company continues profitably to sell and market its award-winning Scotch whisky brands around the world and has also developed new business through the development and acquisition of new premium spirits brands which complement its existing portfolio.
Recent acquisitions include Gibson's Finest Canadian Whisky, three premium rum brands; O.V.D. (Old Vatted Demerara Rum), Wood's 100 Old Navy Rum and Vat 19 and Icelandic vodka brand Polstar Vodka. The company has also launched several new brands including Hendrick's Gin and Sailor Jerry Spiced, a rum based spirit drink, and owns the Innis & Gunn Brewing Company whose innovative premium ale, Oak Aged Beer, has won Supreme Champion Beer in a major UK competition.
William Grant & Sons also owns 30% of Highland Distillers, whose brands include The Macallan, Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whiskies and The Famous Grouse.