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Thursday 2 October 2014

Whisky

Sherry and Scotch: an auld alliance

Follow the drinks business on a recent trip to uncover the important but rarely explored link between Sherry producers and the whisky industry.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 3 Comments »

Glenfarclas unveils Sherry twist

Speyside whisky producer Glenfarclas has confirmed plans to introduce a 1966 fino Sherry cask expression as the first part of a new series.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

An Indian single malt scooped top prize at the Whiskies of the World Awards, a new initiative launched by a US subsidiary of the IWSC.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Explorers’ Club settles Diageo lawsuit

Diageo will be able to sell bottles of its Explorers’ Club Whisky after signing a licensing agreement with the real-life Explorers’ Club that successfully sued it.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch suffers 11% drop in exports

Scotch whisky has seen a decline in exports worth £220million in lost sales, with some markets receding by nearly 50%.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker opens Asia ‘embassies’

Diageo has opened one more “Johnnie Walker House” in China, as well as two new travel retail “theatres” in Taiwan and India.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Glenlivet 50 Year Old launches at £18k

The first bottle of Glenlivet’s 50 YO from its Vintage 1964 barrel, the first in a collection of single malt whiskies aged for a half century, goes on sale at Harrods early next month.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Trade reacts to Scottish ‘no’ vote

Scotland’s affirmation of its place in the United Kingdom, voting no to independence by 55% to 45%, has been met with relief from industry bodies in the Scotch whisky sector.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Man pays $64k for shot of Macallan whisky

An entrepreneur bought a $64,000 shot of Macallan 64 Year Old single-malt whisky in support of a Korean based charity.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch trade warned of independence risks

Rabobank has issued a stark warning to Scotch whisky makers highlighting the negative impact independence could have on the industry.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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