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Saturday 4 July 2015

Whisky

William Grant in World Cup deal

William Grant & Sons has been awarded exclusive spirits and champagne pouring rights at the upcoming Rugby World Cup, which is being hosted by England in September.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl hints at plans for online wine shop

UK supermarket Lidl has not ruled out launching an online wine shop, reporting wine sales to be up 38% since it introduced a premium range last year.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

SWA creates heavyweight London team

The Scotch Whisky Association has appointed a number of senior high-fliers from the worlds of diplomacy and politics as it opens a London office to help strengthen the industry’s global presence.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Prince Charles enjoys Scotch tour

HRH Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, paid a visit to a number of Scotch whisky distilleries today, marking the 200th anniversary of two.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Machine makes ‘non-clinking’ ice cubes

An Italian design company has joined forced with Chivas to launch a machine that makes teardrop-shaped ice cubes, which they claim eradicates “clinking”.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

US Senate passes bill to boost spirits exports

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.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

WW1 Scotch to be auctioned

A bottle of Scotch whisky purportedly belonging to a soldier in the First World War and never opened is to be auctioned this week.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Whisky has ‘regained its attractiveness’

Scotch whisky is moving beyond its traditional consumer base and has “regained its attractiveness” following a “challenging year”, according to the CEO of Chivas Brothers.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Tequila leads luxury spirits boost

Luxury brands of Tequila backed by celebrities such as P Diddy and George Clooney have started to eat into the market share of white and brown spirits.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

New £25m Chivas distillery opened

Nicola Sturgeon hailed the “exceptional quality” of Scotch whisky as she opened the new Chivas Brothers distillery in Carron this morning.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

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