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Islay distillers: A singular vision

Distillers on Islay are harnessing the concept of terroir to make exciting single-malt whiskies using locally grown barley and traditional methods. Fiona Rintoul looks at the trend.

Friday, December 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Top 10 ‘Top 10s’ of 2016

It’s the end of the year, almost, and with that comes our round up of 2016’s biggest top 10s – from extraordinary vineyards and top-selling Scotch, to irritating habits of the wine trade – we’ve covered it all.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

SWA appeal against MUP proceeds to Supreme Court

The SWA has been given permission to progress its appeal against the introduction of minimum unit pricing in Scotland to the Supreme Court.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Brewdog releases ‘transatlantic’ Scotch

BrewDog has launched a “transatlantic” whisky, Uncle Duke’s, which it describes as a “Scotch that thinks it is from Kentucky”.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Macallan sets new travel retail record

Dubai-based retailer, Le Clos, has sold a collection of The Macallan Fine and Rare spanning 1937-1990 for US$500,000 – a new sales record in travel retail.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker releases ‘Striding Man’ edition

Johnnie Walker House has launched a limited edition four-bottle Blue Label collection featuring the brand’s changing logos from 1908 to 2015.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

The Macallan releases new Sherry cask expression

Scotch whisky brand The Macallan has launched a new, limited edition, 40-year-old expression aged in Sherry casks.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Whisky broker counsels caution

Andy Simpson, co-founder of Rare Whisky 101, has stressed the need for buyers to be wary of Scotch whisky sold in parts of the secondary market.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Haul of fake Scotch hints at wider world of counterfeits

Fake Scotch whisky worth close to £1 million has been removed from the market in what one broker has called “just the tip of the iceberg”.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Welsh whisky from 1900 sells for £14k

Two 120-year-old bottles of Welsh whisky have sold for £14,500 at auction, setting a precedent for whiskies of this age and origin in the future.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

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