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White Horse Gold to make timely China debut

Diageo Global Travel and Middle East has announced the launch of White Horse Gold Edition 1890 to travel retail.

Kilchoman’s new warehouse

Islay’s independent farm distillery, Kilchoman, has built a new warehouse to hold more than 10,000 casks.

Johnnie Walker
Diageo completes £150m warehouse complex

Diageo has completed the construction of a new £150m warehouse complex in Fife, as part of last year's pledge to invest £1bn in its Scotch operations over a five-year period.

Bowmore 1964 sells for £61K

A bottle of 1964 Bowmore single malt whisky, which was priced at £8,000 on its release last year, has sold at auction for £61,000.

Whisky Bible names Glenmorangie Ealanta world's best whisky

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2014 has named the virgin-oak-matured Glenmorangie Ealanta as the best whisky in the world.

Latest Macallan Lalique decanter unveiled

The Macallan and French crystal maker, Lalique, unveiled their latest special decanter in the Six Pillars Collection at the TFWA exhibition in Cannes today (October 22).

Label 5 18 YO Extra Rare launches at Cannes

French spirits group La Martiniquaise has extended its blended Scotch line with the launch of Label 5 18 YO Extra Rare at TFWA Cannes this week.

Royal Route
Johnnie Walker Royal Route launches

Diageo GTME has completed its Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club Collection with today’s travel-retail launch of The Royal Route.

Saronno invests in Irish whiskey

Illva Saronno SpA has announced its intention to invest in Walsh Whiskey Distillery, - the producer of The Irishman & Writers Tears super and ultra-premium, craft, Irish whiskey brands.

Diageo to spend £7.2m on Johnnie Walker

Diageo has announced a new marketing campaign for its scotch whisky blend, Johnnie Walker, that will amount to a £7.2 million spend.

Jim Beam launches Hardcore Cider

Beam’s newest Jim Beam is Red Stag by Jim Beam Hardcore Cider.

Girvan Patent Still Single Grain 25 Year Old
William Grant names whisky after column still

William Grant & Sons has named its new 100% maize whisky after the column still that made it.

More new Irish whiskeys

Irish Distillers has launched more Irish whiskeys, this time under the Paddy brand.

Red Breast 21 Year Old

Irish Distillers has introduced a 21-year-old expression of its Redbreast single pot still whiskey.

Black Bottle is relaunched

Burn Stewart Distillers has relaunched the premium blended scotch whisky, Black Bottle.

Guardians to select next Glenlivet

Pernod Ricard will turn to The Guardians of The Glenlivet to select the next limited edition release of its top-selling single malt brand, The Glenlivet.

Glenmorangie announces name for new single malt

Taghta (“Tuh-ta”, Gaelic for chosen), is name chosen by Glenmorangie’s whisky fans worldwide for a new single malt.

Chivas 12 Made for Gentlemen
Chivas 12 Made for Gentlemen by Patrick Grant launches

Chivas Brothers has launched a limited edition of its Chivas Regal 12 Year Old scotch in collaboration with British fashion designer Patrick Grant.

Glenfiddich’s Malt Mastermind heads for Scotland

Glenfiddich’s Malt Mastermind competition is moving to Scotland – to Dufftown the home of the world’s number one single malt scotch whisky

Princess Anne
Chivas gets royal approval for new Prestige facility

Chivas Brothers’ new bottling facility for its highest value spirits was officially opened yesterday by Princess Anne in Paisley.

New SWA CEO David Frost
SWA to replace Hewitt with Frost

The Scotch Whisky Association has announced Gavin Hewitt will step down as CEO at the end of this year; his replacement will be David Frost, British diplomat and the UK government's director for European Trade and International Affairs.  

Scotch by rail

A trial is being launched to deliver Scotch whisky by train from Speyside to central Scotland in a bid to cut road journeys and emissions.

Glenfiddich solera whiskies continue no-age trend

William Grant & Sons has continued the trend of age-statement free single malt scotch with the release of three solera vat whiskies.

most peated whisky
New Bruichladdich range includes "most peated malt"

Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail has announced it will unveil a new collection of Bruichladdich single malt scotches, including what it claims is the “most heavily peated malt whisky on the planet”.

Glenfiddich Anniversary Vintage
Glenfiddich Anniversary Vintage joins Rare Collection

William Grant & Sons has released a 125th anniversary edition of its world leading single malt scotch, Glenfiddich.

Campari celebrates $43m Wild Turkey packaging facility

A new packaging facility which cost US$43 million has been opened at the Wild Turkey distillery in Kentucky.