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Friday 27 February 2015

Scotch

The Macallan whisky record confirmed

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.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

HK whisky fair returns bigger and better

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.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Barrel of whisky on sale for £1 million

A Scotch whisky distillery has put its first barrel of whisky produced in nearly a century on the market for £1 million.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

The Macallan unveils 1824 masters series

The Macallan has extended its 1824 Masters Series with two new decanters of Reflexion and No.6, retailing at £900 and £2,800 respectively.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Top six whisky movie moments

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.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 2 Comments »

The Balvenie partners with Bourdain

Single malt Scotch The Balvenie has collaborated with American chef Anthony Bourdain on a trio of initiatives that highlight the importance of craftsmanship.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

British gin ‘is the next Scotch whisky’

There is no reason why the British gin industry could not be as successful as Scotch, according to the chief executive of the WSTA.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

Scottish secretary backs UK duty cut

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.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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