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Friday 24 October 2014

Scotch

Auction tests demand for cult California

A Wally’s wine auction in New York this Friday could be a bellwether for the popularity of cult Californians such as Screaming Eagle.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Macallan vertical up for sale in HK

A 42-bottle vertical lot of The Macallan is to be auctioned by Zachys in Hong Kong next month as the company adds to its growing spirits business.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

New whisky club in HK

Hong Kong’s only whisky club is seeking to create a stronger appreciation for malt and grain whiskies from around the world among Hong Kong drinkers.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Posh and Becks cosy up at Haig whisky bash

Victoria Beckham was on hand to celebrate the launch of husband David’s Haig Club Whisky this weekend, sharing a snap of the pair at an exclusive event.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch suffers 11% drop in exports

Scotch whisky has seen a decline in exports worth £220million in lost sales, with some markets receding by nearly 50%.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker opens Asia ‘embassies’

Diageo has opened one more “Johnnie Walker House” in China, as well as two new travel retail “theatres” in Taiwan and India.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Glenlivet 50 Year Old launches at £18k

The first bottle of Glenlivet’s 50 YO from its Vintage 1964 barrel, the first in a collection of single malt whiskies aged for a half century, goes on sale at Harrods early next month.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Trade reacts to Scottish ‘no’ vote

Scotland’s affirmation of its place in the United Kingdom, voting no to independence by 55% to 45%, has been met with relief from industry bodies in the Scotch whisky sector.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch trade warned of independence risks

Rabobank has issued a stark warning to Scotch whisky makers highlighting the negative impact independence could have on the industry.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Scottish independence ‘bad for business’

The Scotch industry has not been quick enough to highlight the negative commercial implications of an independent Scotland, according to one respected whisky industry figure.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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