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Sunday 22 January 2017 loc: GB


Kavalan scoops trophy at ISC

Premium Taiwanese whisky, Kavalan has won the 2016 International Spirits Challenge 2016 trophy for its Solist Ex-Bourbon Single Cask Strength.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

New trade body for craft distillers launched

A new trade body set up to promote the interests of Britain’s growing craft spirits industry has launched in the UK, backed by the founder of the Cotswold Distillery.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Wild Geese wins 14-year legal battle against Pernod

Wild Geese Irish whiskey will be released in Australia after it won a fourteen year legal battle launched by Pernod Ricard that had sought to prevent its entry into the market.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Tomatin distillery in pictures

Douglas Blyde made haste to community-focused distillery Tomatin, whose motto is ‘the softer side of the Highlands’, 18 miles south of Inverness.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Tobermory offers rare malt with new releases

The Tobermory Distillery has launched two limited edition malts as part of a new series, which will include the chance to win a 42-year-old malt by ballot.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Baton handed on – 64 billion pints worth of malt later

When Euan Macpherson joined Crisp Malting Group in 1987, the company was making 120,000 tonnes of malt a year. During his tenure, production has more than trebled to an annual output of 430,000 tonnes: 5% of EU output.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Three Stills’ plans for £10m distillery approved

Plans for a new £10 million distillery at a former industrial site in the Scottish borders has been approved, the first in the area since 1837.

Monday, July 11th, 2016 No Comments »

The Balvenie’s malt master receives MBE

The Balvenie’s malt master, David Stewart, has been awarded an MBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to the Scotch whisky industry.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Lossit takes top award at Global Whisky Masters

The Lost Distillery Company’s blended Scotch malt whisky, Lossit, has been awarded the ultimate accolade of Master at the Global Scotch Whisky Masters 2016.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Historic Kent dockyard gets first craft distillery

A new craft distillery will open at Chatham Maritime’s historic docklands in Kent this summer responding to increasing demand for “hand crafted alternatives to mass produced products”.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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