Cask Whisky Association launches to protect reputation of Scotch

The Cask Whisky Association (CWA) has launched to create a safe environment for whisky enthusiasts and customers to buy and sell casks.

Sazerac Company named American Whiskey producer of the year

For the fourth year in a row, Buffalo Trace owner, Sazerac Company, has been named American Whiskey Producer of the Year by Drinks International’s International Spirits Challenge (ISC).

Tito’s appoints new European distributors

Tito’s Handmade Vodka has announced the appointment of new distributors in nine markets in Slovakia and the Balkans.

Suntory announces two new Hibiki releases to celebrate the distillery’s centenary

House of Suntory has announced the release of its Hibiki 21-Year-Old and a limited-edition bottle design of Hibiki Japanese Harmony.

Torabhaig launches limited edition cask strength release

Isle of Skye single malt distillery Torabhaig has announced the launch of Allt Gleann, a batch strength release that completes the current chapter of the Torabhaig Legacy Series.

Illva Saronno buys majority of Sagamore Spirit

Italian drinks company and owner of Disaronno and Tia Maria, Illva Saronno Group, has bought a majority stake in US rye whiskey brand and distillery, Sagamore Spirit.

The Yamazaki 25 wins Supreme Champion at International Spirits Challenge 2023

Suntory Spirits has won the International Spirits Challenge 2023 Supreme Champion award for The Yamazaki 25.

International Beverage acquires Cardrona Distillery

International Beverage has announced its acquisition of New Zealand spirits producer, Cardrona Distillery.

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BrewDog appoints Oak & Still as spirits distributor

BrewDog Distilling Co has appointed Oak & Still as the UK distributor for its spirit portfolio of Abstrakt vodka, DUO rum and LoneWolf gin. 

Bacardi completes purchase of Ilegal Mezcal

Bacardi Limited has announced the completion of its acquisition of super-premium artisanal mezcal brand, Ilegal Mezcal.

International Beverage to acquire Larsen Cognac business from Anora

International Beverage has entered into an agreement with Anora Group plc to acquire its Larsen Cognac business.

The Macallan launches exclusive GTR collection

The Macallan has introduced The Macallan Colour Collection, a new range of age statement whiskies, exclusively available in global travel retail.

The Lost Explorer Mezcal appoints new UK brand ambassador

The Lost Explorer Mezcal has appointed Alan Uresti Silva, previously of Annabel’s, as UK brand ambassador.

Stock Spirits acquires Clan Campbell and the Dugas Group

Stock Spirits Group has announced the finalisation of two acquisitions including Clan Campbell from Pernod Ricard and the purchase of the Société Dugas.

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