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Saturday 23 August 2014

Scotch

Investors switching from wine to whisky

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.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant appoints whisky specialist

William Grant & Sons has appointed Kevin Abrook as the company’s global whisky specialist, innovation — the first in the company’s history.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine body confirms threat of Russian ban

Australian winemakers should “prepare themselves” to be affected by Russian trade embargoes, according to the country’s Wine and Grape Authority.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

The Savoy releases £18k Macallan whisky

Luxury London hotel The Savoy has released three bottles of “extremely rare” 48-year-old Macallan whisky to mark its 125th year.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo loses battle over Explorers’ Club whisky

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.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare Japanese whisky auction set for HK

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.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch has the Commonwealth touch

New export figures have revealed that almost a fifth of Scotch whisky exports go to Commonwealth countries.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky trademarked in Burma

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.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

First Drinks Report reveals ‘polarisation’

The UK drinks market is “more polarised than ever” thanks to premium growth, according to William Grant & Sons marketing director Gary Keogh.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch chief: ‘I haven’t been bullied’

The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has said there have been no attempts at bullying during the recent referendum debate.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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