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Friday 31 October 2014

Whisky

Diageo halts plans for £50m distillery

Diageo has postponed its plans to build a new £50 million distillery in Alness, Scotland, due to a “weaker global economic environment.”

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky pulled amid ‘antifreeze’ claims

Bottles of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky have been recalled over claims it contains excessive levels of propylene glycol – a chemical found in antifreeze.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Glenlivet marks 1m case sales with new malt

The Glenlivet has launched a new expression to sit alongside its 12-year-old, as the brand continues in its aim to become the world’s biggest single malt whisky.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo fined after two workers injured

Diageo has been fined £18,000 after two of its workers suffered from injuries including broken bones and memory loss in falls at its distilleries.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

At-home whisky-ageing ‘stick’ launched

A wooden stick that it is claimed can age whisky by up to three years in just 24 hours has been launched on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 drinks world records

From the world’s largest bottle of wine to the longest wine list, this record-breaking top ten shows the lengths people will go to have a drink in style.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

Whisky sales to overtake vodka in US

Sales of whisky in the US will surpass those of vodka for the first time since 2007 this year, marking a shift in American consumer preferences.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Macallan vertical up for sale in HK

A 42-bottle vertical lot of The Macallan is to be auctioned by Zachys in Hong Kong next month as the company adds to its growing spirits business.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

New whisky club in HK

Hong Kong’s only whisky club is seeking to create a stronger appreciation for malt and grain whiskies from around the world among Hong Kong drinkers.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Glasgow’s first gin joins craft movement

A revived distillery in Glasgow is set to release what it claims is the city’s first gin brand, with a new “metropolitan” single malt whisky also in the pipeline.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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