Rapidly Growing, Award-Winning Scotch Whisky Brand Names New Distillery Manager
Scottish distillery Tamnavulin on Tuesday officially announced it has appointed Leon Webb as its new distillery manager.
Webb first revealed the news May 14 on Twitter.
Delighted to share the news that I have started a new role as Distillery Manager at Tamnavulin Distillery in Speyside, part of the Whyte & Mackay family. #Tamnavulin @tamnavulinwh @whyteandmackay pic.twitter.com/OyqOLwhhZu
— Leon Webb (@whiskywebb) May 14, 2022
Webb is Scottish but spent a five-year period in Canada, working as master distiller and blender for Shelter Point Distillery in British Columbia.
“Leon will be a fantastic addition to Tamnavulin and our Distilling Team,” Shane Healey, distillery director at Whyte & Mackay, said in a news release. “I am confident he will build on all the great work already done at the distillery and make a great contribution to the extraordinary growth of the Tamnavulin brand around the world. Leon joins Tamnavulin at an exciting time, fresh after the Spirit of Speyside Festival.”
The distillery recently won gold at The Spirit of Speyside Awards for its Tamnavulin Spanish Grenache Cask.
Tamnavulin, which is known for its red wine cask finishes, in April debuted a white wine cask-finished whisky.
Tamnavulin was founded in 1966 but closed in 1995. It was refurbished and reopened in 2007 and relaunched in 2016.
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