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Monday 8 February 2016

Scotch whisky

Macallan collection sets new travel retail record

A collection of 19 bottles of The Macallan has been sold in Dubai duty free for US$361,000, surpassing the previous record by over US$200,000.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

SWA opens London office

The Scotch Whisky Association has opened a new office in London as the category continues to grow and contribute to the UK economy.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch battles US Bourbon boom

Scotch whisky needs to adopt a more innovative approach if it is to fight off competition from rival categories in the vital US market.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

EU court says MUP ‘could break rules’

The European Court of Justice has said Scotland’s plans for minimum unit pricing could break the EU’s rules on free trade.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Work begins on new Glenlivet site

Work has begun on the new distillery at The Glenlivet which will “significantly” increase capacity for the single malt.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Distillery shows off new mousing team

The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery has unveiled a major new visitor attraction: two kittens who have been employed as the site’s “Official Mousers”.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Grant family celebrates 150 years at Glenfarclas

To celebrate 150 years of ownership of Glenfarclas, the fifth and sixth generations of the Grant family have launched a new Family Reserve bottling.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

New fund boosts Chinese thirst for luxury Scotch

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has begun a trade mission to China by unveiling a £3 million fund to help the country’s whisky fans invest in rare bottlings.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Macallan launches ‘Rare Cask’ in UK

The Macallan’s “Rare Cask” which it claims is the “embodiment” of its “obsession” with single malt – has been launched in the UK.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl sets sights on expansion

After Scotch whisky helped Lidl to achieve record UK sales of more than £4 billion in 2014, the discount retailer has signalled plans for further growth in this market.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

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