Scotch whisky

NZ approves Scotch whisky GI

New Zealand has formally approved the Scotch Whisky Association’s request that Scotch whisky be given official Geographical Indications (GI) recognition.

SWA confirms record Scotch exports in 2017

Global exports of Scotch whisky grew in both volume and value (by 1.6% and 8.9% respectively) in 2017 to a total of £4.36 billion, smashing a previous export high of £4.2bn in 2012.

German distillery can keep ‘glen’ name

A German distillery can continue to call its whisky ‘Glen Buchenbach’ after an EU court ruled it did not infringe Scotch whisky’s protected status.

SWA challenges German ‘Glen’ whisky

The Scotch Whisky Association has challenged the use of the word ‘Glen’ on a whisky made by a German distillery on the grounds that it is an infringement of Scotch’s protected status.

The week in pictures

January 19th, 2018

Rosebank distillery to reopen

October 11th, 2017

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