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Thursday 18 September 2014

Scotch whisky

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 »

The Macallan celebrates midsummer in HK

Scotch whisky The Macallan is to pay tribute to composer Felix Mendelssohn and playwright William Shakespeare in Hong Kong with the next instalment of its “Bravo!” series.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks barons star in The Rich List

Giants of the international brewing, distilling and wine business appeared among other titans of UK industry in The Sunday Times Rich List 2014.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 No Comments »

The Singleton unveils ‘accessible’ duo

The Singleton is preparing to launch two new expressions, Tailfire and Sunray, in a bid to attract a new demographic to the whisky category.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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