Outlander star’s whisky brand in trademark dispute with German distiller

Scottish actor Sam Heughan, who stars in historical drama series Outlander, is appealing a ruling against his whisky brand after a German distiller successfully opposed his European trademark application. 

Study proves terroir’s influence on whisky

A scientific study has provided "conclusive proof" of terroir's influence on whisky, which researchers say paves the way for an appellation controlée system of provenance similar to that used for wine.

Sales of whisky casks up 300% at VCL Vintners

Year on year sales of whisky casks at London broker VCL Vintners are up by 300%, with the firm reporting a surge in interest from investors aged 18-44.

Sotheby’s to auction ‘one-of-a-kind’ Macallan whisky

A bottle of 1967 The Macallan whisky featuring a label designed by English artist Sir Peter Blake is to be auctioned in New York on 13 March at Sotheby's first dedicated luxury spirits sale.

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