Man dies at Glenfiddich distillery

11 January, 2012

A man has been found dead at the Glenfiddich distillery in Scotland. According to several newspapers,  Brian Ettles died in a 16ft washback.

William Grant & Sons group operations director, Bill White said: “Brian, who had loyally served the company for 22 years, having joined in 1989, was a highly valued team leader for the last six years and before that a popular team member in the Dufftown process team.

“Our heartfelt thoughts, condolences and sympathy go to Brian's family, friends and colleagues and to those who worked so closely with him during his 22 years' service.”

The police have confirmed that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding Brian’s death and the company added that no further information was available.





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Philip Duff

Make safety sexy

It was the Worshipful Company of Distillers’ annual dinner at the Lord Mayor of London’s residence Mansion House a few weeks ago, and as a junior member of the Gin Guild I was permitted to attend, provided I promised not to pinch any silverware and did a little light sweeping afterwards.

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