john distilleries india

John Distilleries, India

Established in 1996, John Distilleries grew to be a leading Alcobev company in a decade, not just in India but across the globe. Under the able guidance of the Chairman, Paul P. John the company owns a strong portfolio of brands across categories including Whisky, Brandy, Rum, Premium Wines and Single Malts. The flagship brand of the company, Original Choice, is one of the top selling brands in India’s popular whisky segment and is one of the top 10 selling whiskies worldwide, with sales exceeding 11 million cases a year.

The Paul John Single Malts in the premium segment is a renowned brand of the company. The popular Big Banyan portfolio of Wines, Mont

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Paul John Indian Single Malt Whisky


Wanting to create an Indian Single Malt that would enthral even the truest whis...

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Original Choice

Subtlety meets complexity; Maturation in fresh Oak wood cask imparts the perfect balance and distinct flavor s that makes it the Choice of Millions.

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Big Banyan Wines

Big Banyan is an expression of our extraordinary journey from grape to glass.

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An entrepreneur by choice, Paul P John was born in Kerala and spent much of his youth in Bangalore where he now resides.
He ventured into the alcohol beverage industry in 1992 and within a short span of just over a decade, his reach spread from his headquarters in Bangalore, Karnataka and expanded to all neighbouring states. Today the company is the 4th largest liquor company in the country by volume with a production spread across 8 locations & 7 states in India and an annual turnover exceeding Rs. 800 crores.

His zeal to surpass the ordinary led him to create a range of exceptional single malts, fine whiskies & wines.
Constantly driven to explore, expand, and achieve greater heights, he stepped into the hospitality industry with Paul John Resorts & Hotels, a chain of premium, luxurious properties across South India including the award-winning luxurious heritage Kumarakom Lake Resort, the exclusive boutique hotel, The Paul Bangalore, the plush 5-star Coorg Wilderness Resort in Coorg, and the luxury heritage hotel Forte Kochi.  
His personal passion for single malts leads him to create the Paul John Indian Single Malts. Launched in international markets, every expression of his single malts has won immense appreciation and several acclaimed international awards.

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John Distilleries has a network of 8 manufacturing units spread over 7 states. Our strength lies in the complete integration of manufacturing with a primary distillery, a malt plant, bottling units, a winery.

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domestic distribution

Our distribution spans across 17 states including Karnataka, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Silvassa, Meghalaya, Goa, Maharashtra (Mumbai & Pune), Delhi, Kerala, Pondicherry, Telangana,

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Our Values

To consistently deliver products of the highest purity, quality and affordability; to provide a culture for growth and opportunities to all employees; to delight consumer

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