The Macduff Distillery Company was founded in 1962. During its history, the distillery's official name HAS fluctuated between Glen Deveron and MacDuff with official bottlings mostly having bone released under the former. In 1972, Glen Deveron / Macduff was acquired by William Lawson Distillers Ltd. (famous for a blend by the same name), Which Became part of the Martini & Rossi Corporation in 1980. In 1992 the owners Martini & Rossi were gobbled up by the Bacardi Corporation. Bacardi pit Their Subsidiary John Dewar & Sons in charge of the Macduff distillery. Dewar & Sons ook controls Royal Brackla, Aberfeldy, Aultmore, and Craigellachie.