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Thursday 30 October 2014


18th century rum sells for £78,000

A collection of rum from the 18th century has sold for over six times its asking price last week at Christie’s.

Monday, December 16th, 2013 No Comments »

New booze comparison site highlights UK deals on drinks

A price comparison site for the UK drinks trade has been launched which promises to identify over £5,000 worth of savings daily.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Bunnahabhain plans oldest release yet

Islay whisky distiller Bunnahabhain has revealed a plan to launch its oldest ever age statement whisky next year.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Bunnahabhain tie-in drives flavour focus

Islay whisky Bunnahabhain has teamed up with a Scottish Michelin-starred chef to create food matches that will help “bring to life” its whisky portfolio to customers worldwide.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Changing of the guard at SWA

As well as a new chief executive in the New Year, the Scotch Whisky Association has promoted a number of other new faces to key roles.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Autumn Statement could still see a huge rise in wine duty

While the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement brought some good news for the drinks industry, there was a sting in the tail with the wine and spirits duty escalator.

Friday, December 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Balblair pursues vintage growth

Balblair distillery manager John MacDonald has insisted that the Highland brand’s vintage specialism remains sustainable, despite ongoing growth in the Scotch whisky market.

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Gift liquor sales decline for Chinese New Year

There is a huge decline in gift liquor sales ahead of this year’s Chinese New Year as a result of the government’s demands for a cut in luxury and wasteful spending.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 Vermouths

Vermouth – it is one of those drinks that most people will have heard of, but probably don’t know a huge amount about, other than it’s used in martinis.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 1 Comment »

Scotland’s multi-buy booze ban ineffective

Scotland’s ban on multi-buy booze promotions has failed to reduce the amount of alcohol bought by Scottish consumers, according to an independent study released yesterday.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

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