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Friday 24 October 2014

Whiskey

Pinot Noir-finished whiskey released

Brown Forman’s Woodford Reserve is to release a whiskey finished in a Pinot Noir barrel.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky sales to overtake vodka in US

Sales of whisky in the US will surpass those of vodka for the first time since 2007 this year, marking a shift in American consumer preferences.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Beckham and Ritchie team up for whisky ad

David Beckham and Guy Ritchie have joined forces to create a TV advertising campaign for Diageo’s Haig Club whisky.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

New whisky club in HK

Hong Kong’s only whisky club is seeking to create a stronger appreciation for malt and grain whiskies from around the world among Hong Kong drinkers.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Big brands stifle innovation, says blender

Sazerac master blender Drew Mayville has hit out at big producers’ lack of experimentation, claiming they are “all about consistency” at the expense of new ideas.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Three saved from flooded distillery

Three workers had to be rescued from a Diageo-owned Scotch distillery after it flooded.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Irish whiskey academy opens to public

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard is opening its Irish Whiskey Academy to the general public for the first time with courses starting from November.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Glenlivet 50 Year Old launches at £18k

The first bottle of Glenlivet’s 50 YO from its Vintage 1964 barrel, the first in a collection of single malt whiskies aged for a half century, goes on sale at Harrods early next month.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

English Whisky founder Nelstrop dies

The founder and chairman of the English Whisky Company, James Nelstrop, has died aged 69.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant & Sons buys Drambuie

William Grant & Sons has acquired the Drambuie whisky liqueur brand.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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