Bruichladdich's purchase for £58m by a global giant has vindicated Mark Reynier's vision for the Islay distillery.
It has been an interesting month at Bruichladdich. "You could say that," agrees Mark Reynier, managing director of the Islay distillery that was bought two weeks ago by Rémy Cointreau for £58 million, believed to be the biggest sum paid for a single whisky distillery. Perhaps appropriately, more than a decade ago it was also the first to be bought out of industry ownership for just £6.5million and reopened as a private single malt distillery.
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