Gordon & MacPhail donates £80,000 to Scottish charity, Trees for Life
Family-owned premium spirits company, Gordon & MacPhail, is donating £80,000 to Trees for Life, a charity with a mission to restore the Caledonian Forest, following the sale of Decanter #1 of the world’s oldest single malt Scotch whisky at auction.
Company Statement – September 2020
Neil Urquhart, Chair at Gordon & MacPhail said: “In light of recent events, and in line with our company values, we believe categorically that sexism and sexist comments have no place in society. As a member of the Scotch Whisky Association we stand shoulder to shoulder with the industry in celebrating and promoting the inclusive nature of Scotch whisky. We value the independence and impartiality of journalistic comment, but we will not engage with any individual or business that does not respect inclusivity and diversity.”
Construction starts on new distillery
Gordon & MacPhail, the family-owned company behind a new whisky distillery in the Cairngorms National Park, has given its contractor the green light to start work, now the construction sector has been given permission to open. This follows the easing of conditions imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.