Employee Matthew Coulson rolls a whisky cask in the Glenturret Distillery’s bonded warehouse in Crieff, Scotland. It has been a tough period for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker. Photo: AFP Employee Matthew Coulson rolls a whisky cask in the Glenturret Distillery’s bonded warehouse in Crieff, Scotland. It has been a tough period for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker. Photo: AFP
Employee Matthew Coulson rolls a whisky cask in the Glenturret Distillery’s bonded warehouse in Crieff, Scotland. It has been a tough period for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker. Photo: AFP

It sales down amid coronavirus, Brexit, and US tariffs, Scotch whisky distillery draws on its history to lift spirits

  • Scotland’s oldest whisky maker, the Glenturret Distillery, sees a drop in tourism because of coronavirus and in exports because of Brexit and American tariffs
  • But the industry has overcome two world wars, Prohibition and the Great Depression, and Glenturret’s boss says: ‘We just know we’re going to get through it’

Topic |   Wine and Spirits
Employee Matthew Coulson rolls a whisky cask in the Glenturret Distillery’s bonded warehouse in Crieff, Scotland. It has been a tough period for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker. Photo: AFP Employee Matthew Coulson rolls a whisky cask in the Glenturret Distillery’s bonded warehouse in Crieff, Scotland. It has been a tough period for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker. Photo: AFP
Employee Matthew Coulson rolls a whisky cask in the Glenturret Distillery’s bonded warehouse in Crieff, Scotland. It has been a tough period for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker. Photo: AFP
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