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Saturday 1 November 2014

Scotch whisky

Glenlivet marks 1m case sales with new malt

The Glenlivet has launched a new expression to sit alongside its 12-year-old, as the brand continues in its aim to become the world’s biggest single malt whisky.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Macallan vertical up for sale in HK

A 42-bottle vertical lot of The Macallan is to be auctioned by Zachys in Hong Kong next month as the company adds to its growing spirits business.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC hails ‘outstanding’ whisky figureheads

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has announced seven shortlisted candidates for this year’s Outstanding Achievement Award in the Scotch Whisky Industry.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Zachys toasts inaugural spirits auction

Zachys auction house is toasting “extraordinary” results from its latest Hong Kong auction, which featured its first line-up of rare spirits as well as fine wines.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch helps tackle unemployment

Diageo has joined forces with UK youth employment charity The Prince’s Trust to create a new specialist Scotch whisky retail training scheme.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia rift threatens drink sector

EU wine is the first drinks sector to face a direct threat from the West’s recent breakdown of relations with Russia, which is considering a ban on European wine imports in response to sanctions over its annexation of Crimea.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker casts Jude Law

Jude Law has become the latest celebrity to align himself with a drinks brand as the British actor stars in a new film commissioned by Johnnie Walker Blue Label.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Queen to smash bottle of whisky

A naming ceremony for the Royal Navy’s newest ship will see the Queen smash a bottle of Scotch against the vessel instead of the usual Champagne.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Spink to auction rare spirits in HK

Spink auctioneers are offering collectors the chance to buy rare rums, whiskies, Cognacs and eaux-de-vies in bottle and cask at its next Hong Kong sale in July.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

50 Year Old whiskies are highlights of Edinburgh sale

Two bottles of 50 year old Scotch whisky are the star lots in an Edinburgh auction tomorrow, expected to realise a combined total of over £24,000.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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