As the value of the world’s top fine wines continues to decline, investors are increasingly turning to rare single malt Scotch and Japanese whisky instead.
William Grant & Sons has appointed Kevin Abrook as the company’s global whisky specialist, innovation — the first in the company’s history.
Australian winemakers should “prepare themselves” to be affected by Russian trade embargoes, according to the country’s Wine and Grape Authority.
Luxury London hotel The Savoy has released three bottles of “extremely rare” 48-year-old Macallan whisky to mark its 125th year.
Johnnie Walker could be ordered to stop selling bottles of its Explorers’ Club whisky after a judge ruled it had unfairly profited from the name of the real-life Explorers’ Club.
Bonhams Hong Kong is set to host what it claims will be Asia’s largest auction of Japanese whisky this month featuring over 200 rare and collectible lots.
New export figures have revealed that almost a fifth of Scotch whisky exports go to Commonwealth countries.
A collective trademark to protect Scotch whisky against fakes has been introduced in Burma – a market which saw Scotch exports jump by 65% last year.
The UK drinks market is “more polarised than ever” thanks to premium growth, according to William Grant & Sons marketing director Gary Keogh.
The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has said there have been no attempts at bullying during the recent referendum debate.
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