The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: Rami Malek showers Champagne at the Oscars; Anderson .Paak bigs up local bars for Jameson; Sarah Jessica Parker launches a wine range; and Conor McGregor fights it out for Irish whiskey dominance in the UK.

William Grant & Sons launches 2019 annual scholarship

Glenfiddich owner William Grant & Sons has launched its sixth Ian Murray Scholarship which offers support to young people in the off-trade spirits sector.

HDH to hold US’s largest ever spirits auction

Chicago-based auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has announced it is to hold the largest spirits-only sale ever offered in the US.

Penderyn to build £3.75m distillery in Swansea

Welsh whisky producer Penderyn has been granted planning permission to build a new distillery and visitor centre in Swansea, with plans to redevelop a former powerhouse building as part of a three-year project.

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