Brown-Forman’s Woodford Reserve is extending its range and tapping into the US craft whiskey boom by launching its first rye whiskey in the UK.
The US senate has been applauded by members of the spirits trade for passing a “critical” bill that it hopes will help open up further markets for US spirits exports.
In an increasingly competitive market it’s no wonder that whisky producers have turned to ever-more eye-catching designs to catch the attention of the consumer.
The Teeling Whiskey Company has opened its €10m distillery and visitor centre in The Liberties, Dublin – the first distillery to open in the city in 125 years.
The results of this year’s Power Brands survey are out, and for the first time in 10 years, Johnnie Walker has suffered a declining score.
A bizarre range of whiskies has emerged which claim to have been “body blended” by porn stars.
The head of Angel’s Envy Bourbon – who is being sued by his 71-year-old mother – has responded to allegations of money pilfering, saying they are “baseless and defamatory”.
Dark spirits are experiencing a global renaissance. Rum is premiumising, Cognac is the envy of all in global travel retail and whisky continues to be very interesting.
Pernod Ricard’s Irish subsidiary, Irish Distillers, has unveiled the first single pot still Irish whiskey to be finished in Bordeaux casks.
Brown-Forman has announced plans to build a $50m Irish whiskey distillery at the historic Slane Castle, having acquired Slane Castle Irish Whiskey Limited.
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