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Wednesday 18 January 2017 loc: GB

Scotch whisky

Macallan sets new travel retail record

Dubai-based retailer, Le Clos, has sold a collection of The Macallan Fine and Rare spanning 1937-1990 for US$500,000 – a new sales record in travel retail.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

The Macallan releases new Sherry cask expression

Scotch whisky brand The Macallan has launched a new, limited edition, 40-year-old expression aged in Sherry casks.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Whisky broker counsels caution

Andy Simpson, co-founder of Rare Whisky 101, has stressed the need for buyers to be wary of Scotch whisky sold in parts of the secondary market.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Haul of fake Scotch hints at wider world of counterfeits

Fake Scotch whisky worth close to £1 million has been removed from the market in what one broker has called “just the tip of the iceberg”.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

What is Dragon 8’s ‘MW35’ whisky?

Questions have been raised about the provenance of a specially bottled ‘35 year-old Glenlivet’ currently being offered by Hong Kong auction house Dragon 8.

Monday, November 7th, 2016 2 Comments »

TWC Singapore launches Glenfarclas Pagoda Reserve Series

The Whisky Corporation in Singapore has released details of its Glenfarclas Pagoda Reserve Series, with just 10 sets available to Asian whisky collectors.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Macallan Double Cask ‘unites worlds’

The Macallan’s latest single malt creation, the 12-year-old ‘Double Cask’, unites the worlds of its Sherry and Fine Oak ranges the distillery has said.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Crucial Drinks eyes up expansion after £2m boost

Crucial Drinks is set to boost international growth and double its business within two years, after securing £2m of investment.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Lost Distillery plans to bring whisky-making to Ayrshire

Scotch producer The Lost Distillery is planning to bring whisky-making to Ayrshire as it moves onto an historic estate saved from falling into disrepair by Prince Charles.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Travel retail market shrinks but malt whisky holds its own

Blended whisky brands declined in the travel retail market according to the latest figures from the International Wine & Spirits Research – but malts have continued to hold their own.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

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