Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn is tapping into one of the hottest drinks trends right now with the launch of a Bourbon-infused beer.
Spiros Malandrakis, senior analyst at Euromonitor International, highlights the reasons behind the huge value sales of the biggest whisky brands in the world.
Spirits producer Beam Suntory has announced the creation of a new US marketing general manager role, which is to be taken by former Kraft Heinz executive Greg Hughes.
Rye whiskey is fast becoming the on-trend spirit in the US, with volume sales growing by 536% since 2009, according to supplier figures.
Bourbon distiller Buffalo Trace will not be releasing a 27-year aged whiskey for sale to the public after the cask was declared a “failed experiment”.
Brown-Forman’s Woodford Reserve is extending its range and tapping into the US craft whiskey boom by launching its first rye whiskey in the UK.
The US senate has been applauded by members of the spirits trade for passing a “critical” bill that it hopes will help open up further markets for US spirits exports.
The head of Angel’s Envy Bourbon – who is being sued by his 71-year-old mother – has responded to allegations of money pilfering, saying they are “baseless and defamatory”.
The wife of the late founder of Angel’s Envy Bourbon, which was recently sold to Bacardi, has filed a lawsuit against her son.
Leading the troupe of new releases over the last month is Dom Pérignon’s 2005 vintage, McGuigan’s Aussie answer to the growth of sparkling wine, and Ledaig’s rare 42-year-old Scotch.
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