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.
Metal Closures makes a range of aluminium closures from a plant in Paarden Eiland,Cape Town.
The €20 million purchase and has been approved by the South African Competition Commission.
Guala Closures is an Italian multinational company, and claims to be the world’s leading manufacturer of anti-refillable and aluminium closures for spirits, wines, beverages and olive oil.
With approximately 3,800 employees and 24 manufacturing plants worldwide, the company is the number one in its sector with sales in more than 100 countries. In 2011,Guala recorded a turnover of €410 million.