Tomatin celebrates triple digit growth

Highland single malt scotch whisky brand Tomatin has reported 150% growth in the UK over the past three years.

The distillery is also celebrating winning the The Spirit of Whisky Fringe award at the Whisky Fringe in Edinburgh for two consecutive years.

The Whisky Fringe is an annual event organised by whisky retailer Royal Mile Whiskies. Now in its 12th year,the three day event presents over 200 whiskies to 500 visitors who vote for their favourite whisky they have sampled. Tomatin claims to be the first distillery to win the award for two consecutive years.

Stephen Bremner, sales director said: “Whilst our business is predominantly export, the UK has become an increasingly important market for us… consumers in the UK are finally sitting up and taking notice of Tomatin.

"It is a great achievement that we have scored highly in this event’s top ten voted whiskies for the past three years at the Whisky Fringe, and we are especially delighted that our new edition 30 year old has won the top prize two years running."

The distillery is owned by Japanese company Takara Shuzo.