Records show that in 1897, our founders secured the first shipment of sherry casks from the finest bodegas in Spain. Now 125 years later, Tamdhu matures its whisky exclusively in the finest Oloroso sherry casks.

One style, 100% sherry cask oak maturation from beginning to end.

In 1897, a group of like-minded entrepreneurs came together with a shared ambition – to create the finest whisky in the world. No mean feat. They raised today’s equivalent of £20 million and began to make their vision a reality.

From the very first moment, everyone involved in Tamdhu had the same mind-set – excellence must be achieved. And so, it began. The finest distillery architect and engineer of the day, Charles C Doig ESQ, was enlisted. The flawless location by the banks of the River Spey was acquired. The most advanced techniques were chosen. And the perfect sherry casks from Spain were selected. The stage was set.

We have been using water that flows into the River Spey in our whisky making process since we were established in 1897. We work with the Spey Fishery Board in improving the River Spey and local woodland for wildlife. We are proud to have recently launched the Tamdhu Fish Pass Project which allows migratory fish to have an easier journey to their spawning sites.

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