Port Glasgow based McLaren Packaging, a specialist supplier to the Scotch Whisky industry, is sponsoring the inaugural The Distillers One of One charity auction at Barnbougle Castle outside Edinburgh on Friday 3 December 2021.
Launched earlier this year, the Distillers One of One is a biennial series of auctions of Scottish whisky in aid of disadvantaged young people in Scotland.
The auction presents 42 lots of ultra-rare and unique Scotch whiskies and experiences, ranging in estimates from £1,000 upwards to £500,000 – all offered without reserve.
Proceeds from The Distillers One of One auction will benefit the Youth Action Fund, which has been created by The Distillers’ Charity to transform the life chances of 16 to 25-year-old people in Scotland, empowering them to create positive change in their lives and communities.
Donald McLaren, Managing Director of McLaren Packaging, said: “As a wholly independent Scottish manufacturer providing high quality products to a global Scotch Whisky industry demanding increasingly elaborate and bespoke sustainable packaging, we are delighted to lend our support to this exciting philanthropic venture.
“We consider our involvement with The Distillers One of One charity auction as a reinforcement of our commitment to deliver a sustainable business with a positive impact on the communities that we operate in.”
Jonathan Driver, Immediate Past Master of The Worshipful Company of Distillers, added: “We are delighted to welcome McLaren Packaging as a sponsor of the inaugural The Distillers One of One charity auction in a partnership that we hope will be ongoing to the benefit of a range of charitable causes.”