1956-2021

La Maison du Whisky is now 65 years old

65 years

in which we have witnessed and contributed to the development of whisky in France, Europe and the world.

65 years

in which we have witnessed and contributed to the development of whisky in France, Europe and the world.

65 years

in which, through tastings and encounters, we have taken a growing interest in other spirits such as rum, Calvados, cognac and, more recently, shochu.

65 years

in which we have developed our specialization beyond our stores, whisky.fr and distribution by publishing books and magazines, holding events and delivering training programmes…

Scotland Official bottlings

In the 50′ and the 60′, Importation of the first blends to France and launch of the first official single malts.

Years

1950/60

Years

1970/80

Scotland Independent bottlings

In the 70′ and 80′ Commercialization of the first independent bottlings of scottish single malts and development of the portfolio.

World Whiskies

The single malt portfolio grows to include Irish and American whiskeys as well as Japanese whiskies.

Years

1980/90

Years

2000/10

Rum

Further development of japanese whisky, world whiskies and diversification into rum and bar spirits.

Other categories

Specialization in rum, french spirits, white alcohols and diversification into other categories: beer, sake…

From the

2010s to the present day…

See the 2022 selection

+600 TASTINGS

130 DISTILLERIES

200 SELECTED DRUMS

Each exclusive whisky and fine spirit selected in this anniversary catalogue

inspired us to stop and take a minute to look back at our past, to look at the roots of La Maison du Whisky and explore our origins. We are so intensely active, so deeply involved in the present, and constantly thinking about the future, that our memories are beginning to fade. But the written traces remain and, by digging deep into our memories and chatting with each other and our partners, we have been able to put together a summary of La Maison du Whisky’s 65 years of existence.

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