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Johnnie Walker celebrates 200th anniversary with four exclusive releases

First crafted in a humble grocer’s shop, Johnnie Walker has taken blended Scotch whisky from the four corners of Scotland to the four corners of the world. 

Johnnie Walker’s new bottlings, launching from October 2020, are a celebration of this incredible journey, pioneering spirit and dedication to quality that was started by John Walker 200 years ago.

“Each of these exclusive releases bring a fresh perspective to our 200th anniversary story and are the perfect way to celebrate this huge moment for Johnnie Walker. It feels very apt to be announcing them this week to coincide with John Walker’s birthday.” – Jim Beveridge, Johnnie Walker Master Blender

“Our 200th anniversary releases are inspired by the moment our founder, John Walker, first opened the door to his grocer’s store in Kilmarnock – taking the first step on an incredible journey for Johnnie Walker. John’s spark, vision and entrepreneurial fire were the impetus to growing the John Walker name, our business and ultimately a new future for Scotch whisky. This year we’re celebrating the steps he first took – steps that have inspired generations of our whisky makers and are at the heart of everything we do today and will do tomorrow.” – John Williams, Diageo’s Global Scotch Director

To read more: Diageo