Whisky

Scotch whisky regulations to allow greater range of casks

Following a public consultation, the rules that govern Scotch whisky have been amended to allow a greater range of casks for maturation in a move designed to create more "flexibility".

Whisky sales set to hit £2.4bn in three years despite decline in 2018

The value of whisky sales in the UK is expected to grow to £2.44 billion within the next three years, according to new figures.

Droughts last year halted whisky production, Scotch producers admit

Some Scottish distilleries were forced to halt whisky production last years after the summer heatwave caused them to run out of water.

Loch Lomond bought by Chinese buyout firm

The maker of Glen's vodka, Loch Lomond, has been sold to a Chinese buyout firm in a deal worth over US$500 million (£395 million).

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April 12th, 2019

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