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Tuesday 27 September 2016 loc: GB

Scotch

Royal Salute releases 32-year-old whisky

Royal Salute has unveiled its latest expression – Royal Salute 32 Year Old Union of the Crowns – a blend of single malt and grain whiskies aged for a minimum of 32 years.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo on track for good performance, CEO says

Diageo has reported a good start to its financial year on the back of the momentum it created last year, its chief executive has said.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Islay to gain ninth whisky distillery

Hunter Laing & Co. is to build the first new distillery on Islay for more than a decade, expanding its remit from bottling and blending to the distillation of single malt whiskies.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo unveils 2016 special releases

Diageo will release ten new whiskies this autumn as part of its special releases programme including a £2,500 bottling from Port Ellen, a distillery that closed more than three decades ago.

Monday, September 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch battles back from decline

Volumes of Scotch exports grew by 3.1% in the first half of 2016, marking another turning point in the category’s fortunes following several years of decline.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

What’s in a name? The pitfalls of picking a brand for your brew

Effective branding is fundamental to the success of any business, as is defending it from potential rivals keen to free-ride on its success, writes Susan Snedden.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Chivas names ‘enhanced’ blending team

Scotch whisky maker Chivas Brothers has announced new roles for its longstanding master blenders and unveiled a new blending team.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Ardbeg launches ‘ARDventurous’ whisky challenge

Ardbeg is taking an ARDventurous approach to marketing its Scotch by inviting consumers to take part in a survival challenge on its remote island home of Islay.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Top new products: September

This month’s latest releases include a Champagne from The Who legend Roger Daltrey, the next instalment of David Beckham’s partnership with Diageo’s Haig Club and Louis Roederer’s 2009 Cristal.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

US spirits company snaps up UK whisky business

One of America’s largest private distillers, The Sazerac Company, has snapped up one of the UK’s “most exclusive” spirits businesses, The Last Drop Distillers.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

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