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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Scotland

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 »

Diageo sued over ‘whisky fungus’

Drinks giant Diageo is being sued by hundreds of residents who claim their homes have been blighted by a ‘whisky black’ mould.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Trainspotting pub turned into whisky bar

A Scottish pub made famous by Danny Boyle’s 1996 film Trainspotting has been turned into an upmarket whisky bar.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Ballot beers launched for Scot indy vote

Scottish drinkers are being given the chance to perform their democratic duty in a unique way with the release of The Referendum Beer.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Scotch whiskies

With Scotch whisky continuing to dominate the global spirits sector, we countdown the world’s 10 largest Scotch whisky brands by volume.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 4 Comments »

Ardbeg space-aged whisky returns to earth

The results of a space-ageing whisky experiment will soon be revealed when a vial of whisky returns to earth after three years in orbit.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Investors switching from wine to whisky

As the value of the world’s top fine wines continues to decline, investors are increasingly turning to rare single malt Scotch and Japanese whisky instead.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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