Last night (Tuesday December 3), I attended a tasting of Balblair vintages. We tasted five whiskies, 2003, 1997, 1990, 1983 and 1969, prefaced by a glass of Balblair’s base spirit.
The position, which is effective July 16, will be based from William Grant's Glasgow office.
He previously looked after the UK and Ireland for Edrington. Prior to Edrington, de Almeida worked at Maxxium UK where he held several roles including leading the UK Prestige on-trade team and managing the Tesco business.