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Tuesday 24 August, 2004

Glenmorangie PLC

Statement re. Press Comment

Glenmorangie PLC
24 August 2004



 NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO
            THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN



For immediate release

24 AUGUST 2004




                                GLENMORANGIE plc

                          STATEMENT RE PRESS COMMENT




The Board of Glenmorangie plc ('Glenmorangie' or 'the Company') notes the recent
press comment and confirms that it has been advised by shareholders controlling
in excess of 50% of the voting rights of Glenmorangie of their wish to sell
their stake in the Company.  Accordingly Glenmorangie has instructed its
financial advisor, Rothschild, to seek offers for the Company.  The Company is
in preliminary discussions with a number of potentially interested parties,
which may or may not result in an offer for Glenmorangie.



The controlling shareholders, who are being advised by British Linen Advisers,
are fully supportive of the Board's process, which has the objective of
maximising value for all shareholders.



A further announcement will be made as and when appropriate.











For further information please contact:



Rothschild          020 7280 5000
Alex Midgen
Ed Welsh


N M Rothschild & Sons Limited is acting for Glenmorangie and no one else in
connection with the possible offer for Glenmorangie and will not be responsible
to anyone other than Glenmorangie for providing the protections offered to
clients of N M Rothschild & Sons Limited or for providing advice in relation to
any such possible offer.




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