Scotch Whisky Association

Wine and spirits trade bodies unite on Brexit

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has joined up with trade bodies from across Europe to create a “ground-breaking” Brexit position paper.

SWA ramps up calls to cut UK spirits duty ahead of Budget

Demand for Scotch whisky has fallen by one million bottles in the UK since Chancellor Philip Hammond increased spirits tax in his March Budget, proving the need for a cut in November, says the SWA.

SWA appeal against minimum unit pricing underway

The Scotch Whisky Association's (SWA) appeal against minimum unit pricing in Scotland has begun at London's Supreme Court, with the decision likely to  set a precedent on the future of alcohol pricing in the UK.

Scotch whisky applies for GI status in New Zealand

The Scotch whisky industry has become one of the first to apply to be listed on New Zealand’s register of geographical indications (GIs) – an initiative launched by the country earlier this year. 

Scotch awarded trademark in Taiwan

September 27th, 2016

Scotch battles back from decline

September 16th, 2016

SWA opens London office

December 3rd, 2015

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