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Friday 30 January 2015


Scotch industry ‘bigger than iron and steel’

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.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Beckham whisky ad cleared by watchdog

An advert for David Beckham’s Haig Club whisky has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Agency, despite complaints it might appeal to children.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Sip whisky off bodies at Valentine tasting

If you really want to appreciate the age of a fine 50-year-old malt, sip it from the navel of a 50-year-old man.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 3 Comments »

Zachys prepares for new year in Asia

Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Armed robber swipes $50k whisky

Police are hunting for an armed robber who stole $100,000 worth of alcohol, including a rare Scotch worth nearly $50k, from a liquor store.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Whisky mafia’ distillery to get funding

Formerly the world’s largest, the ruined Scottish whisky distillery that belonged to the infamous Stein family is to receive a cash boost for restoration work.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

SWA in senior level shakeup

The Scotch Whisky Association is seeking to appoint a new global affairs director, while it has announced the departure of two senior figures.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Testino turns Macallan photographer

Acclaimed photographer Mario Testino is the latest to turn his lens on The Macallan for its Masters of Photography series.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Beckham’s Haig Club to open pop-up bar

Haig Club, the Diageo-owned whisky backed by David Beckham, is to open a pop-up bar and bespoke store in London in the run up to Christmas.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Work starts on £100m Scotch distillery

Construction has begun on a £100 million distillery and visitor’s centre for Edrington’s The Macallan Scotch whisky.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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