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Saturday 1 November 2014

Scotland

Glenlivet marks 1m case sales with new malt

The Glenlivet has launched a new expression to sit alongside its 12-year-old, as the brand continues in its aim to become the world’s biggest single malt whisky.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotland to reduce drink driving limit

Drivers in Scotland will have to adhere to tougher rules on drink driving this festive season with the country’s blood alcohol limits set to be slashed.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Diageo fined after two workers injured

Diageo has been fined £18,000 after two of its workers suffered from injuries including broken bones and memory loss in falls at its distilleries.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Glass gift from Bonnie Prince Charlie to be auctioned

A wine glass – one of a pair – given by Bonnie Prince Charlie to his secretary Sir John Hay of Restairig is to be sold by Bonhams in London next month.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Glasgow’s first gin joins craft movement

A revived distillery in Glasgow is set to release what it claims is the city’s first gin brand, with a new “metropolitan” single malt whisky also in the pipeline.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Man on wine mission in the Outer Hebrides

The driest September on record and an audacious, teetotal ex-missionary have combined to make wine from the most northerly vineyard in the UK.

Tuesday, October 7th, 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 »

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 »

Reconciliation beer for Scot voters

A new beer is being released in an attempt to bring back a sense of harmony among Scottish drinkers after Thursday’s independence referendum.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Yes’ wins ballot beer referendum

The Yes campaign has achieved a triumphant victory among craft beer fans just days before the polls open in the Scottish independence referendum.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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