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Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

Scotch

Macallan whisky maker joins Lakes Distillery

Cumbria’s only distillery, the Lakes Distillery, has appointed The Macallan’s whisky maker as its new master blender.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Let industry lead on Brexit trade deals, WSTA tells Defra

The government should let the industry lead free trade negotiations to secure the best deals, the WSTA has told Defra, as the organisation publishes its Brexit policy paper.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Beam Suntory expands Scotch footprint in India

Beam Suntory has expanded its offer in India with the launch of two peated single malts in the market – The Ardmore Legacy and Bowmore 12 Year Old.

Monday, November 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Whisky Exchange to sell £400k Macallan collection

The Whisky Exchange is to sell one of the largest collections of rare Macallan whiskies, which is valued at around £400,000.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

SWA to appeal minimum unit price ruling

The Scotch Whisky Association has announced it will appeal the decision by the Scottish Court of Session to allow minimum unit pricing in Scotland to go-ahead.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

New book celebrates Islay distilleries

A new, beautifully-illustrated book has been published to celebrate the whiskies of Islay and Jura, and the islands that shaped them.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

The Macallan teams up with Roca bros

The Roca brothers, of Spain’s esteemed El Celler de Can Roca restaurant, have teamed up with The Macallan once again, this time to release a limited edition single malt whisky finished in casks from four Spanish bodegas.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Wine to ‘lose least’ from Scottish booze pricing

Wine has the least to lose from the proposed Scottish minimum unit pricing legislation (MUP), research from Nielsen found, but spirits, beer and cider and own-label lines look set to be hit harder.

Monday, November 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 new products: November

Royal Tokaji’s 2008 Essencia, a luxurious Penfolds decanter, plant-based pistachio liqueur and two bottlings from Chivas Bros’ Longmorn distillery make up this month’s new releases.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Chivas Brothers to invest £40m in Dumbarton distillery

Pernod Ricard is investing more than £40m in a new plant for its Chivas Brothers whisky and gin business in Dumbarton.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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