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Friday 27 November 2015

Scotch whisky

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 »

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 1 Comment »

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