Wednesday June 3, 2020

Lotto winner Lavery cedes control of distillery

Peter Lavery, who won £10.2 million on the lottery in 1996, founded the Belfast Distillery in 2010

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

26th August, 2018
Crumlin Road Gaol

Lotto-winning former bus driver Peter Lavery has stepped down as a director of the Belfast Distillery, having ceded control of the company to the giant American Rosc group.

Lavery, who won £10.2 million on the lottery in 1996, founded the distillery in 2010.

In recent years it began refurbishing the notorious Crumlin Road Gaol as a visitors’ centre.

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