The Macallan’s world record for the most expensive whisky sold at auction has been confirmed, following the sale of its “M” Imperiale in Hong Kong last year.
The second Malt Masters Whisky Festival in Hong Kong has nearly doubled in size following its inaugural show and has changed to a more central location to accommodate larger crowds.
A Scotch whisky distillery has put its first barrel of whisky produced in nearly a century on the market for £1 million.
The Macallan has extended its 1824 Masters Series with two new decanters of Reflexion and No.6, retailing at £900 and £2,800 respectively.
From Ron Burgundy’s love of “Scotchy Scotch Scotch” to Bond’s dalliance with The Macallan, behind many a leading man is a strong malt whisky.
Single malt Scotch The Balvenie has collaborated with American chef Anthony Bourdain on a trio of initiatives that highlight the importance of craftsmanship.
There is no reason why the British gin industry could not be as successful as Scotch, according to the chief executive of the WSTA.
The Secretary of State for Scotland has lent his support to the SWA’s Drop The Duty campaign, which is pushing for a 2% drop in UK alcohol tax.
The Scotch whisky industry is now bigger than the UK’s iron and steel, textiles, shipbuilding and computing industries, contributing £5 billion to the UK economy each year.
An advert for David Beckham’s Haig Club whisky has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Agency, despite complaints it might appeal to children.
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