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Monday 27 April 2015

Scotch

Top 10 new products

This month’s top releases include a Champagne tankard designed by Pol Roger, honey-flavoured Cognac and a 48-year-old blended Scotch.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch distillery gets royal seal of approval

Scotland’s “first” single estate Scotch whisky distillery, Ballindalloch, has been officially opened by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 1 Comment »

Diageo misses the mark in all markets

Diageo has fallen below analysts’ revenue estimates in every region this quarter, as overall sales dropped unexpectedly.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Walsh slams Irish gov support for whiskey

Bernard Walsh, founder of Irish whiskey brand Walsh Whiskey, has claimed that if he had set up his company in Scotland he would have got “five times as much government support” than he does in Ireland.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi claims stake in artisan Scotch

Bacardi has confirmed it has acquired a minority stake in independent Scotch whisky producer Compass Box – two days after entering the Bourbon market.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch value drops in half of top markets

Last year saw the value of Scotch whisky exports drop by up to 39% in half of its 20 top markets, contributing to an overall 7% decline in 2014.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Founder’s Reserve launched in UK

The Glenlivet has launched its new permanent expression Founder’s Reserve in the UK, after first being unveiled in October last year.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Label 5 Scotch hits new sales record

Label 5 Scotch has surpassed 2.6 million cases in annual sales and has the stock to grow further, according to Sylvia Bernard, international marketing director at brand owner La Martiniquaise.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Acker sale makes HK$45m

Acker Merrall & Condit’s latest Hong Kong sale achieved HK$45 million, which the house says will put it on track to be the world’s leading auction house in the first quarter of this year.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch sees painful 5% decline in UK

The UK market for Scotch whisky declined by nearly 5% last year alone, with over 4 million bottles of Scotch left on the shelves compared to 2013.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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