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Wednesday 1 April 2015


Scotch value drops in half of top markets

Last year saw the value of Scotch whisky exports drop by up to 39% in half of its 20 top markets, contributing to an overall 7% decline in 2014.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch liqueur aims to mirror gin’s success

The team behind a new Scotch whisky-based cream liqueur believes its product has the potential to enjoy similar growth to that enjoyed by recent upmarket additions to the premium gin and vodka categories.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Barrel of whisky on sale for £1 million

A Scotch whisky distillery has put its first barrel of whisky produced in nearly a century on the market for £1 million.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Students offered alcohol-free rooms

Students starting at St Andrews University from September will have the option of taking up an “alcohol-free” room.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo to sell £200m Gleneagles Hotel

Diageo has put its Gleneagles Hotel complex on the market with an expected price tag of more than £200 million.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

No lower drink drive limit, says minister

The UK government has no plans to lower the drink drive limit in England following changes to the law in Scotland, says roads minister Robert Goodwill MP.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

BrewDog launches distribution division

Scottish brewer BrewDog has launched a global import and export division, announcing an exclusive supply deal with US craft brewer Stone Brewing Co.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Low abv beer sales rocket in Scotland

Sales of low-alcohol beer in Scotland have risen dramatically following the introduction of lower drink-driving limits in the country, according to retailers.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

New gin flaunts unique botanicals

A new “boutique” gin brand, Daffy’s, has launched in the UK, using its unique blend of botanicals – including Lebanese mint – as a way to stand out.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotland to get first sake brewery

Approval has been granted to a Scottish beer maker to build what is thought will be the country’s first sake brewery on the site of a former primary school.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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