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Saturday 22 November 2014

Scotch whisky

Bunnahabhain taps into Islay history

Bunnahabhain is adding a new limited edition whisky to its range that takes its inspiration from life on Islay during the 19th century.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky revives Scot Viking heritage

A Scottish whisky distillery has launched an expression made from an ancient barley strain that is thought to have been first introduced by the Vikings.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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