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Wednesday 18 January 2017 loc: GB

Whisky

The Macallan to host classical concerts

Scotch producer The Macallan is to host a series of classical concerts in Hong Kong next month with its “Bravo!” series that celebrates the world of whisky and music.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

High tax on spirits gives rise to black market

A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Bruichladdich master distiller to retire

Bruichladdich master distiller and production director Jim McEwan has announced his intention to retire in July after over half a century in the Scotch whisky industry.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Pernod hails ‘solid’ performance

Pernod Ricard has become the latest drinks group to reflect a steadily resurgent Asian market and buoyant US dollar, as it reported 2% organic sales growth at the end of the third quarter.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Nine indicted over $100k Bourbon heist

Nine members of a criminal gang have been indicted over the theft of at least US$100,000 worth of Bourbon from top producers including Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

This month’s top releases include a Champagne tankard designed by Pol Roger, honey-flavoured Cognac and a 48-year-old blended Scotch.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch distillery gets royal seal of approval

Scotland’s “first” single estate Scotch whisky distillery, Ballindalloch, has been officially opened by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 1 Comment »

Charcoal cocktails are the new black

As the trend for barbecue and smoked meat gathers pace, mixologists are taking things a step further by using charcoal as an ingredient in cocktails.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Story pushing digestif & chocolate pairing

Quirky London Bridge restaurant Story is championing the idea of digestif and chocolate pairing with its new “Bedtime Story” menu.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory’s exquisite 3D-printed ice cubes

As far as advertising campaigns go, this collection of miniature ice cube sculptures has to be one of the most creative.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

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