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Wednesday 2 September 2015

Scotch whisky

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 »

Kilchoman bolsters Islay barley supply

Kilchoman Distillery has extended its Islay roots with the acquisition of the farm on which the distillery is based, whose barley supply will allow the Scotch whisky producer to step up production.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

WW1 Scotch to be auctioned

A bottle of Scotch whisky purportedly belonging to a soldier in the First World War and never opened is to be auctioned this week.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Scotch whisky brands

db counts down the 10 biggest Scotch whisky brands by volume in 2014, a year that witnessed some highs, but many more woes.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 2 Comments »

Balblair feeds thirst for exclusivity

Highland single malt producer Balblair has launched a limited edition vintage whisky available only to members of its mailing list in response to demand for exclusive bottlings.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Russian cooper targets Scotch sector

A Russian cooperage has joined forces with a UK firm to target the Scotch whisky industry with its barrels as “a quality alternative to traditional European sources.”

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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