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Wemyss Malts launches Velvet Fig whisky

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts has launched a limited edition Velvet Fig whisky. 

Diageo unveils Special Releases

Diageo has unveiled this year’s Special Release scotch whiskies.

Chivas and Pininfarina launch ice press

Pernod Ricard has announced a new collaboration between Chivas Regal 18 and Italian design company Pininfarina to produce an ice press for the on-trade and an ice mould for the off-trade.

Edrington unveils latest Cutty Sark expression

Edrington has announced the launch of its latest blended scotch whisky expression - Cutty Sark Thirty-Three Year Old Art Deco Limited Edition. 

Glenlivet reaches 1m cases and adds Founder's Reserve

Pernod Ricard announced last week The Glenlivet has passed through the 1m 9-litre case sales per year barrier and has added a new core expression to its range.

Sazerac assures consumers after Fireball recall

Sazerac has assured North American consumers that its Fireball Cinnamon-flavoured whisky is safe to drink after a recall in Scandanavia.

Gruppo Campari rolls out Glen Grant 50YO

Gruppo Campari has rolled out its Glen Grant 50 Year Old from travel retail to domestic markets.

Midleton Very Rare 30th Anniversary Pearl Edition unveiled

Pernod Ricard unveiled Midleton Very Rare 30th Anniversary Pearl Edition last week, a limited edition release to celebrate three decades of the whiskey.

Bacardi GTR to launch Aultmore single malt

Bacardi Global Travel Retail will continue its single malt scotch drive with the release of Aultmore next month.

Label 5 Gold Heritage
Label 5 unveils Label 5 Gold Heritage

Label 5 has expanded its range with new expression Label 5 Gold Heritage. 

Chivas Brothers unveils Chivas Regal Extra

Chivas Brothers has announced the launch of Chivas Regal Extra, the first expression to be added to the range for seven years. 

Bowmore unveils Black Rock festive gift pack

Bowmore Islay Malt has launched a limited edition Black Rock Gift Pack for the festive season.

Beam Suntory launches cinnamon-flavoured bourbon

Beam Suntory has lined up the third flavoured release in its whiskey portfolio. 

The Glenrothes Vintage
Berry Bros launches The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve

Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits has announced the release of The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve, comprised of 10 different vintages from the last three decades. 

William Grant & Sons launches redesigned Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

William Grant & Sons has launched a new packaging design for the Glenfiddich 18 Year Old. 

The Whisky Shop launches new retail website

The Whisky Shop has launched a retail website for whisky novices and connoisseurs. 

Diageo announces Haig Club global launch

Diageo has announced the worldwide launch of its single grain scotch whisky Haig Club. 

William Grant & Sons unveils fourth Girvan Patent Still

William Grant & Sons has announced plans to release its fourth expression for The Girvan Patent Still Single Grain Scotch Whisky. 

Irish Whiskey Academy opens to the general public

Irish Distillers is opening the doors to its Irish Whiskey Academy to the general public with in-depth courses available to spirits enthusiasts from December this year.

Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre celebrates new copper stills

The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre has reported the arrival of two copper pot stills yesterday. 

Beam Suntory unveils peated malts range

Beam Suntory has launched a collection of whiskies from its Scottish and Irish distilleries.

Glenfiddich announces launch of Malt Mastermind 2014

Glenfiddich has announced the launch of this year’s Malt Mastermind competition. 

Glenmorangie unveils crowd-sourced whisky

Glenmorangie has unveiled ‘the world’s first’ crowd-sourced whisky Taghta. 

Ryder Cup golfer presented with 35YO Glengoyne Highland decanter

Scotland’s Ryder Cup 'rookie' Stephen Gallacher received a decanter of 35YO Glengoyne Highland single malt scotch whisky ahead of his appearance at Gleneagles this week.

The Glenlivet unveils The Winchester Collection

The Glenlivet has unveiled The Winchester Collection – the first collection of 50 Year Old single malts. 

John Dewar & Sons launches Last Great Malts collection

John Dewar & Sons has announced plans to release a range of new expressions and single malts. 

Glenrothes to release 1992 vintage

The Glenrothes has announced the release of its 2nd Edition single malt whisky in the US. 

Explorers Club and Diageo settle

The Explorers Club has announced that it has come to a settlement with Diageo over the use of its name in regard to the global number one scotch whisky brand, Johnnie Walker.

Scotch whisky exports decline in first half of 2014

Exports of scotch in the first half of the year were £1.77 billion, down 11% from £1.99bn in the same period of 2013, according to the Scotch Whisky Association.

SWA welcomes stability

Scotch Whisky Association chief executive David Frost has welcomed stability following the Scottish vote in favour of staying in the United Kingdom.

Rabobank says no to Scottish independence

Rabobank, the Dutch-based cooperative food and agricultural bank, believes the short term impact on the scotch whisky industry will be negative.

The Glenlivet unveils second expression in Nàdurra range

The Glenlivet has unveiled The Glenlivet Nàdurra First Fill Selection, the second permanent expression in its Nàdurra range. 

Kyndal to bottle, distribute and market Cutty Sark in India

Edrington and the Kyndal Group have announced a 50:50 joint venture to bottle, distribute and market Cutty Sark scotch whisky in India.

Ardbeg whisky returns to Earth

A vial of Ardberg single malt Islay scotch whisky will be returning to Earth after three years in orbit aboard the International Space Station.

Tullamore’s spirits safe is installed

William Grant & Sons has reported the installation of the custom-made spirit safe at what will become the new distillery for Tullamore Dew, its Irish whiskey brand.

Diageo breaks Bulleit ground

Diageo has broken ground on its new Shelby County, Kentucky distillery, which the company has announced will be called ‘The Bulleit Distilling Co’ after the distillery’s flagship brand.

JG Distillers eyes expansion following funding

JG Distillers is eyeing expansion following funding from Clydesdale Bank’s West of Scotland Business and Private Banking Centre in Glasgow.

Wm Grant's Abrook to advocate whisky innovation

William Grant & Sons has appointed Kevin Abrook, currently global marketing manager innovation for whisky as its first ever global whisky specialist, innovation.

Famous Grouse announces Commonwealth Games whisky

The Famous Grouse has announced it will release a Limited Edition Commonwealth Games Whisky for Glasgow 2014.

The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve launches

Berry Bros & Rudd Spirits has released The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve to its key global markets.

Haig Club arrives at Selfridges

The UK is the first market to stock Diageo’s new single grain scotch whisky, Haig Club, with Selfridges offering the product from this month.

Ballantine's Golf Club unveiled ahead of Scottish Open

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers has unveiled its new online marketing platform, The Ballantine’s Golf Club, ahead of today’s Scottish Open.

Chairperson of Scotch Whisky Action Fund announced

Leading academic Professor Dame Joan K Stringer DBE FRSE is the new independent chairperson of the Scotch Whisky Action Fund, set up last year by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) to tackle alcohol-related harm.

The 1975
Bushmills master blender creates festival headliners’ blends

Bushmills master blender Helen Mulholland has created two single malt whiskies for Bushmills Live headliners- The 1975 and Gary Lightbody’s group Tired Pony. 

Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch Number Two
William Grant & Sons launch second release from Kininvie

William Grant & Sons is rolling out the second release from the Kininvie Distillery, Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch Number Two. 

Highland Park Dark Origins
Highland Park launches Dark Origins

Highland Park has launched a core expression inspired by founder and distiller Magnus Eunson. 

Gonzalez Byass unveils 'new whisky category'

Gonzalez Byass, the major sherry producer, has unveiled a new whisky which, it claims, is a first and could represent the beginning of a new spirits category.

Glenfiddich 26-year-old launches

William Grant & Sons has unveiled a new Glenfiddich expression.

Gordon & MacPhail managing director to retire

Gordon & MacPhail has announced the retirement of managing director Michael Urquhart.
  

Bowmore Tempest V arrives

Suntory has launched Bowmore Tempest V, the fifth in the Tempest series.