You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Scotch

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 »

Diageo weighs in on Scottish independence

Scotland remaining part of the European Union is “extremely important” for the Scotch whisky industry, but the decision rests with the “people of Scotland”, Diageo’s chief executive has said.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 women in whisky

From bloggers and event organisers to distributors and distillers there are plenty of women doing their bit to shake up the typically perceived male dominated world of whisky.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 10 Comments »

Scotch distilleries to share £5m green fund

Distilleries in Scotland are to benefit from a £5 million fund to help them become more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

UK slammed for charging Scots to promote whisky

The Scottish National Party has criticised the UK government for charging Scottish organisations to promote whisky in UK embassies.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 1 Comment »

End of ‘illegal’ tax loophole to benefit whisky

Exported drinks to Hungary, especially Scotch whisky, should now benefit from a fairer playing field after an “illegal” loophole in the Hungarian spirits market was brought to an end.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Most Read

Top 10 most powerful drinks brands

9th June, 2014 by Lauren Eads

10 of the world's best jobs in wine

1st July, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 15 Cabernet Sauvignons

12th June, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 most expensive empty bottles

30th June, 2014 by Neal Baker

Top 10 women in whisky

23rd May, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 most powerful wine brands 2014

27th June, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 women in Italian wine

3rd June, 2014 by Tom Bruce Gardyne

Top 10 most powerful whisky brands

7th July, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Hailstorms wipe out Bordeaux crops

11th June, 2014 by Lauren Eads

World's most extreme vineyards

11th June, 2014 by Lauren Eads