Affiliations

HMS MontroseHMS Montrose

HMS Montrose is a Type 23 Duke class frigate based in Plymouth and has been our long-standing naval affiliate since 1998. Our association remains very active, with Liverymen occasionally visiting the ship at home and when deployed operationally overseas. We provide a Team prize each year and host members of the ship’s crew at Livery functions.


Wildcat825 NAS Squadron

825 Naval Air Squadron – our naval aviation affiliate – is based at Yeovilton in Somerset. The Squadron provides the flight crew and support teams for the front line Wildcat helicopters that serve on board the fleet worldwide. The Distillers’ prize is awarded annually to the most outstanding young engineer in training.


London Scottish RegimentLondon Scottish Regiment

The London Scottish Regiment (part of the London Regiment) is our Army affiliated territorial unit. The regiment is paired with the Scots Guards, with whom their personnel have been on operations in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Being the London Scottish, the regiment has a strong association with our whisky heritage.

Richard Watling

The Darling Buds of May

As we surveyed the emergent grape clusters in the Rhine Valley we were informed that this year so far was frost free, unlike previous years, so optimism abounds. But I digress...

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Spirits in 2367?

Our military affiliations with the Navy, the Fleet Air Arm and the Army provide us with the opportunity to learn what it is like to work in the services and understand...

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Worshipful Company of Distillers Crest

The Worshipful Company of Distillers

The Worshipful Company of Distillers is a Livery Company of the City of London dating back to the reign of King Charles I.

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April Court and Livery Dinner

The Master, 150 members of the Livery and their guests met at Drapers’ Hall on April 26 and this splendid setting provided an evening to remember. J&B 250th Cuvee and serious...

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