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Wednesday 1 July 2015

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Brown-Forman launches first rye whiskey

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.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

US Senate passes bill to boost spirits exports

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.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Lawsuit ‘baseless’, says head of Angel’s Envy

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”.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Angel’s Envy family feud sees lawsuit

The wife of the late founder of Angel’s Envy Bourbon, which was recently sold to Bacardi, has filed a lawsuit against her son.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

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.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Maker’s Mark wins in ‘handmade’ case

Beam Suntory Bourbon brand Maker’s Mark has successfully defended its claim to be “handmade” after a class action lawsuit was dismissed by the court.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Cop resigns over alleged links to Bourbon crime ring

A Kentucky police officer has resigned following allegations that he had links to the leader of a criminal gang accused of stealing US$100,000 worth of Bourbon.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Distillery blast injures two in Kentucky

A distillery has been burned to the ground and two men seriously injured after an explosion on Friday.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Nine indicted over $100k Bourbon heist

Nine members of a criminal gang have been indicted over the theft of at least US$100,000 worth of Bourbon from top producers including Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

New bill ‘key’ to boosting US spirits exports

The US Distilled Spirits Council today welcomed a new trade bill which it said would be “key to opening foreign markets to American spirits products.”

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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