Duncan McRae hails from Scotland but is Adelaide-based. He’s co-founder of Woven Whisky, an award-winning blending house based recently voted the 35th most admired whisky company in the world by Drinks International Magazine. 

McRae has spent 20 years in the drinks industry as a marketer, innovator and creative strategist. His work has shaped iconic drinks brands including Hendrick’s Gin, where he spent nearly a decade. He now runs his own consultancy advising craft drinks start-ups alongside his role as brand director at Woven.   

As co-founder of Woven, McRae is working to re-define the whisky blending space, bringing a fresh perspective to the traditional art of whisky blending in Scotland and elsewhere.