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Tuesday 6 October 2015


American whisky lovers flock to Speyside

For the first time in its two-decade-long history, the number of Americans visiting the Speyside Whisky Festival in Scotland has surpassed other international visitors.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Queen’s whisky raises $50k for US hospital

A bottle of 1980 Bowmore Single Malt Whisky, donated by the Queen from her private collection, has raised $50,000 at a charity auction in the US.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Motörhead releases own-brand whisky

British heavy metal act Motörhead has released a whisky to mark their 40th year in the music business, produced by Swedish distillery Mackmyra.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Rugby World Cup drinks match-ups

Whisky, wine and beer-producing nations are all going head-to-head this week, as we round up our drinks pairing tips for watching the Rugby World Cup action.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Sampling Belvedere’s 007 Spectre martini, sailing with the Aqua Luna and tasting Ksara over a Lebanese wine dinner are just a few things the db HK team got up to last week.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

First online Scotch trading exchange launches

A former commercial director of Diageo has launched the world’s first online market enabling investors to buy and sell Scotch whisky while still in barrel.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Royal Scotch whisky to be auctioned

Whisky from the Queen’s private collection is set to be auctioned in the US as part of a fundraising drive for a Minnesota hospital.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker launches star-studded campaign

Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker has recruited F1 driver Jenson Button and actor Jude Law for its biggest ever global marketing campaign.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch wins Chinese trademark battle

A Chinese court has handed an injunction to a company that was illegally labelling bottles of whisky as Scotch, which could set a legal precedent to protect the term.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 No Comments »

William Grant & Sons posts 4% profit rise

William Grant & Sons has reported a record rise in its post-tax profits to £139.8m for 2014/15, an increase of 4% on the previous year, despite sales declining from just over £1 billion to £933.2 million.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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