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Wednesday 23 July 2014

Whisky

Whisky study could give rise to barley ‘vineyards’

A project to determine the perfect grain of barley for distilling whisky could pave the way for barley ‘vineyards’, viewed in much the same way as the world’s wine regions.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch has the Commonwealth touch

New export figures have revealed that almost a fifth of Scotch whisky exports go to Commonwealth countries.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

English whisky takes global inspiration

A new distillery set to begin production in the Cotswolds next month is drawing on Scottish expertise and a Taiwanese model in a bid to emulate the success of the US craft whiskey scene.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Cognac holds back Rémy Cointreau

Rémy Cointreau has expressed confidence in its ability to return to growth this year, despite reporting a 5.7% organic decline for its first quarter.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky trademarked in Burma

A collective trademark to protect Scotch whisky against fakes has been introduced in Burma – a market which saw Scotch exports jump by 65% last year.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky aged in Jerez launched

The maker of Tio Pepe, González Byass, has launched a whisky made in the Scottish Highlands but aged in Jerez in Southern Spain.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

David Beckham whisky goes on sale

David Beckham’s new whisky, launched in partnership with Diageo, has hit the shelves at Selfridges in London.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch chief: ‘I haven’t been bullied’

The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has said there have been no attempts at bullying during the recent referendum debate.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant donates to keep Scots in UK

Scotch producer William Grant and Sons has donated what has been described as a “substantial sum” of money to the campaign against Scottish independence.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Queen christens RN’s newest aircraft carrier with whisky

Queen Elizabeth II christened the Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier with a bottle of whisky at the dockyards of Rosyth last Friday.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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