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La maison du whisky

About us


Since it was first established in 1956, La Maison du Whisky has been dedicated to supporting the development of France’s whisky and fine spirits market, anticipating its trends, and offering specialist advice to professional and public spirits enthusiasts alike.

Over the decades, La Maison du Whisky has taken on roles as a retailer, wholesaler, distributor, importer and exporter of whiskies and fine spirits on a national, European and worldwide level. With a curious and innovative mind, La Maison du Whisky has continually added to this knowledge and expertise with one simple objective—to bring consumers the finest spirits the world has to offer.

Our key figures


Established in


millions in turnover

in 2022



A portfolio of 250 brands and 4,500 products



One in Paris, one in Singapore



Three in Paris, one in Singapore

A distribution network covering 60 countries in five continents.

The spirit

of innovation

Creating La Maison du Whisky in 1956, at a time when whisky was almost non-existent in France, George Bénitah was one of the first people to import Scottish malts to France. This pioneering role enabled La Maison du Whisky to support the growth of the single malt category in France and become a key trendsetter in the world of whisky.

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The only model

of its kind

One of the spirits industry’s independent players, La Maison du Whisky operates in all B2B channels, in France and abroad, acting as a retailer, importer, distributor, exporter, bottler and producer. La Maison du Whisky is also represented in a dynamic B2C network through the website, three stores in Paris and the Golden Promise bar.

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Our history

Our trades