Chivas whisky bonds’ roof repairs at Keith could take up to six years

By donna macallister

Published: 23/01/2010

The repair job to fix the snow-damaged roofs of 38 football pitch-sized whisky bonds could take up to six years, it emerged last night.

Roofs of the Chivas Regal brand’s Keith buildings, where French company Pernod Ricard is maturing 100million gallons of malt whisky, collapsed under the weight of snow earlier this month.

Last night, a source close to the company, who asked not to be named, estimated a six-month repair job for each roof.

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