The Famous Grouse Becomes Official Whisky of Glasgow 2014

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Tuesday, 27 May 2014

The organising committee for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has confirmed that The Famous Grouse is the Official Whisky of the Games.

Created in 1896 in Perthshire, The Famous Grouse has been one of Scotlands best selling whiskies for more than 30 years. It is sold in around 100 markets worldwide.

The agreement sees parent firm and international premium spirits company Edrington, which is headquartered in Glasgow, join the Glasgow 2014 sponsor family.

Ian Curle, Edrington Chief Executive, said, Were excited about this perfect partnership. Edrington was born in Glasgow and over 150 years it has grown and developed to become an international business. That same spirit and dedication to excellence is at the heart of Glasgow 2014 and were very proud to raise a toast of friendship between The Famous Grouse and the friendly games.

The company offers tours, which are very highly rated on TripAdvsior, of its Glenturret distillery in Perthshire from 09:30 and 18:00. The last tour starts at 16:30.

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