Newest facility in Scotland
McDonald joins Clydeside Distillery
Mr McDonald brings with him over 30 years of whisky knowledge and expertise having previously worked for Beam Suntory as Distillery Manager at Auchentoshan.
The new £10.5m Clydeside Distillery will see the iconic pumphouse between the Riverside Museum and SEC transformed complete with an interactive whisky experience and visitor centre with specialist whisky shop and café.
Speaking about his appointment, he said: “This is an incredibly exciting and historic project to be part of. I have been in the whisky industry for over 30 years and to be joining The Clydeside Distillery from the beginning, creating our new make spirit, is very special and a dream come true.
“Over the next few months we will be growing and training our team at the distillery ready to open our doors in September.”
The Clydeside Distillery owned by Morrison Glasgow Distillers will create up to 25 jobs when it becomes fully operational.