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Wednesday 3 September 2014

Scotch

Queen to smash bottle of whisky

A naming ceremony for the Royal Navy’s newest ship will see the Queen smash a bottle of Scotch against the vessel instead of the usual Champagne.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Upcoming Spink sale highlights in pictures

Some highlights of the up-coming sale of rare spirits by Spink in Hong Kong next month.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Spink to auction rare spirits in HK

Spink auctioneers are offering collectors the chance to buy rare rums, whiskies, Cognacs and eaux-de-vies in bottle and cask at its next Hong Kong sale in July.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

UK grants funding for Scotch-fuelled cars

A new round of funding has put whisky-powered cars a step closer to becoming a reality in the UK.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

India in stranded booze fiasco

Over a million bottles of Scotch and wine are being piled in Indian warehouses as a months-long squabble over labelling between importers and customs officials continues.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch should smooth production rate

With the Scotch industry undergoing a spike in production to meet increasing demand worldwide, Dutch financiers Rabobank have lent a hand to help settle the spirit’s naturally unstable and fluctuating production model.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Emperador may borrow £129 million for W&M takeover

Emperador, the alcoholic drinks division of Alliance Global Group, is looking to borrow around £129 million to help finance the acquisition of Scotch maker Whyte & Mackay.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky joins forces with Tequila

The Scotch Whisky Association has signed a cooperation agreement with Tequila’s regulatory body to help the mutual protection of the two spirits.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 No Comments »

European demand drives Label 5 growth

Label 5 Scotch whisky has hit a new sales record, selling 2.51 million cases in 2013, with Europe the primary source of growth.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky ‘crane’ bar opens 150ft in the air

Whyte & Mackay has opened the “world’s first” bar located 45m high on top of an industrial crane complete with bar stools, pub snacks and a barman.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

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