Speymalt Whisky Distributors Profile

Gordon & MacPhail is the trading name of Speymalt Whisky Distributors, an independent blender and bottler which owns Benromach distillery through a subsidiary, as well as the dormant bottler, Gordon Bonding Company.

Speymalt Whisky Distributors History

James Gordon and John Alexander established Gordon & MacPhail as a grocery and wine merchant in Elgin in 1895.

John Urquhart joined the business in its first year, and became a senior partner in 1915, developing its whisky broking and bottling. As time progressed, younger generations of the Urquhart family joined the firm and today several of John Urquhart’s great grandchildren hold positions within the company.

Speymalt Whisky Distributors was incorporated in 1962, and became the owner the Benromach distillery in 1993.

Distilleries & Brands

  • Benromach Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Associated companies


Speymalt Whisky Distributors Limited
George House
Boroughbriggs Road
IV30 1JY
United Kingdom
+44 1343 455111

See also

  • Glen Elgin Glen Elgin Glen Elgin Distillery & brand

    Glen Elgin

    A major contributor to White Horse.

  • Longmorn Longmorn Longmorn Distillery & brand


    Chivas-owned filling for blends.

  • Miltonduff Miltonduff Miltonduff Distillery & brand


    Produces malt for Ballantine's.

  • Carinarget Carinarget Carinarget Distillery


    An obscure historical and now long lost distillery in the Elgin area.

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