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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Scotch

Diageo launches honey ‘Scotch’ whisky

Diageo has launched a new honey-flavoured “spirit drink” based on its J&B Scotch whisky in an effort to open the whisky category up to the next generation.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest spirits brands

Ahead of the drinks business report into the biggest spirits brands of 2013, we take a look back at the world’s biggest spirits brands of 2012.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Explorers Club sues Diageo’s Johnnie Walker

Diageo is being sued by an explorers club, which counts Neil Armstrong among its members, over the naming of its exclusive Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club whisky range.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Campari releases £8k Glen Grant 50 whisky

An “exceptionally rare” 50-year-old Glen Grant whisky has been released by Gruppo Campari with a starting price of €10,000 (£8,377).

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK Scotch market shrinks by 3%

The UK Scotch whisky market shrunk by 3% last year strengthening calls by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) to scrap an “unfair” super tax on spirits.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Tormore launches two new single malts

Chivas Brothers has released two limited edition single malts from its distillery in Tormore, and a fresh new look for 2014.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Speyburn distillery unveils £4m expansion

Speyburn distillery in Scotland is set to benefit from a £4 million expansion programme to meet growing global demand for Scotch whisky.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Whyte & Mackay for sale at expected £450m

India’s United Spirits has hired a trio of banks to oversee the sale of its Scotch whisky company Whyte & Mackay, which is expected to fetch up to £450m.

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Glenfarclas tees up mature 2014 launches

Glenfarclas has confirmed plans for two mature whisky launches in 2014: its first 60-year old age statement and a fino Sherry cask bottling laid down in the 1960s.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker hailed for innovation

Johnnie Walker has joined the likes of Google, Nike and Airbnb as the only drinks brand to be included in a 2014 ranking of the world’s 50 most innovative companies.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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