Distillery lands M&S deal

A distillery in Norfolk has won a contract to supply English whisky to Marks and Spencer.

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Distillery in high spirits

It's seven years since the idea of distilling whisky commercially in Norfolk, went from one farmer's fantasy, to a business reality.

Now, the St George's Distillery at Roudham near Thetford is branching out, stocking its spirit on the high street for the first time, as part of the own brand range of retail giant Marks and Spencer.

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Marks and Spencer buys Norfolk whisky

Whisky maturing at the St George's Distillery Credit: ITV Anglia

A distillery in Norfolk has won a contract to supply English whisky to Marks and Spencer.

The St George's Distillery near Thetford started production in 2005.

The stills at St George's Distillery Credit: ITV Anglia

The distillery produces enough whisky to fill a hundred and fifty thousand bottles a year.

Until now the company has only produced whisky under its own brand name.

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