New world record set for Japanese whisky

A complete set of Hanyu Ichiro’s ‘Card Series’ has been sold by Bonhams in Hong Kong for HK$7.1 million (US$917,000) – nearly double the previous record.

Constellation Brands offloads Black Velvet Whisky for $266m

Drinks giant Constellation Brands has agreed to sell Black Velvet Canadian Whisky to Heaven Hill Brands for US$266m in a deal which includes a production facility and other Canadian whisky brands made at the site. 

Couple sues Diageo for £40k over ‘angels’ share’ fungus damage

A couple from Bonnybridge in Scotland have sued spirits giant Diageo over claims that ethanol evaporating from a nearby whisky maturation facility caused the formation of a black fungus, which caused £40,000 worth of damage to their home. 

Waitrose launches £400 at-home whisky tasting

Waitrose has expanded its home-tasting experience following the success of ‘Gin O’Clock’, with the roll out of a new two-hour whisky tasting. 

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