However, it was not until 1964 that brothers Iain & Donald Hart incorporated the company as Wine & Spirit Wholesalers and Scotch Whisky Blenders.
Alistair joined the company in 1975 and it is his responsibility as chief blender to source vintage casks of Single Malt Whisky that are not readily available through any specialist whisky shop or online whisky site.
With over 60 years experience in the Scotch Whisky industry, Alistair has won numerous awards including a Gold medal from the International Whisky Society for best Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Alistair began his career in the Scotch Whisky industry in 1962 where he worked under the guidance of Major Hartley Whyte as a trainee whisky blender with the Scotch Whisky blending house, Whyte & Mackay Limited. He was made a director of the company on his promotion to chief blender in 1972.
In 1975 Alistair left Whyte & Mackay to join his brothers with the remit of promoting their
company’s interests worldwide.
In 1998, Alistair was inducted into the prestigious order of the Keepers of the Quaich (a traditional Scottish two handled drinking cup), The Keepers is an exclusive society with membership by invitation only. Membership is limited to those individuals who have contributed in a material way to furthering the interests of the Scotch Whisky industry. In October 2018, he was raised to the rank of Master of the Quaich; A most prestigious honour.
The unique and alluring nature of Single Cask releases means we cannot bring you the same delightful elixirs again and again – once the whisky is gone, it’s gone for good. The expressions live as a fragment of the past, never to be repeated.
We invite you to delve into our whisky archives. Explore past releases and bask in amber nostalgia, accompanied with distillery history and tasting notes from Mr. Hart himself.
Hart Brothers can trace their origins in the licensed trade back to the late 19th century when the family were licensed victuallers and publicans in Paisley, the mill town on the outskirts of Glasgow. It was not until 1964 that brothers Iain & Donald Hart incorporated the company as Wine & Spirit Wholesalers and Scotch Whisky Blenders.
Alistair Hart joined the company in 1975 and it was his responsibility as chief blender to source vintage casks of single malt whisky that were not readily available through any specialist whisky shop or online whisky site. Today, we continue to secure special and rare malt and grain whiskies that are further matured and only selected for single cask bottling after careful tasting and consideration.
We always pride ourselves on continuing the spirit of excellence by offering some of the finest single malt scotch whisky available through our selected distributors overseas.
We make sure our customers can best share with us the single malt scotch whisky experience which is why we add nothing to the malt whisky other than the purest water. Today, we pride ourselves on continuing the spirit of excellence by offering some of the finest single malt scotch whisky available through our selected distributors overseas.
Hart Brothers Limited, 3 Peel Park Place, College Milton, East Kilbride G74 5LW, Scotland
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 247 180 | Fax: +44 (0) 1355 244 615