White Peak Distillery reveals Christmas whisky

White Peak Distillery, from Derbyshire, UK, has revealed a special whisky release in time for the festive period, Wire Works Whisky Virgin Oak Finish.

The Macallan releases film celebrating the woman behind Fine & Rare 1926 Whisky

The Macallan has released a short biopic revealing the real-life story of former managing director, Janet Harbinson, who in 1926 crafted the most valuable bottle of wine or spirit ever sold at auction, The Macallan Fine & Rare 1926.

The Glendronach releases latest cask strength edition

Highland whisky producer The Glendronach Distillery has announced the release of the eleventh batch of The Glendronach Cask Strength Editions.

Diageo acquires Texas whisky distiller Balcones Distilling

Diageo has announced the acquisition of Balcones Distilling (‘Balcones’), a Texas craft distiller and one of the leading producers of American single malt whisky in the United States. 

Campari Group acquires initial 70% stake in Wilderness Trail Distillery

Campari Group has announced it has reached an agreement to purchase an initial 70% interest, and in 2031 the remaining 30% interest, of the outstanding capital of Wilderness Trail Distillery, LLC.

The Balvenie announces Kelsey McKechnie as malt master

The Balvenie has appointed Kelsey McKechnie as malt master, an announcement that comes as The Balvenie Distillery celebrates David C Stewart MBE’s 60th anniversary with the release of The Balvenie Sixty.

Springbank named World's Most Admired Whisky 2022

Springbank has been named The World’s Most Admired Whisky brand in the second edition of the annual top 50 list released by Drinks International.

The Balvenie releases its oldest whisky ever

Speyside distillery, The Balvenie, has announced the launch of its oldest and rarest whisky ever, The Balvenie Sixty, a single cask bottling from 1962.

Scapegrace Distillery releases first single malt

New Zealand spirits brand Scapegrace has announced the launch of a limited-edition range of single malts, the first whisky released by the brand.

Ardbeg announces its smokiest whisky to date

This month, Ardbeg is set to release its smokiest whisky yet, the Ardbeg Hypernova, an evolution of the popular Supernova series.

Elements of Islay reimagines core range

Elements of Islay has introduced a re-imagined core range of blended malt whiskies. 

House of Hazelwood unveils its Autumn Collection

House of Hazelwood has released its Autumn Collection, consisting of eight rare and old Scotch whiskies.

Bladnoch Distillery expands it's 'Classic Collection'

Bladnoch Distillery has announced the newest addition to its ‘Classic Collection’ of Lowland single malt scotch whiskies, Liora.

House of Suntory releases limited edition Hibiki Blossom Harmony

The House of Suntory has announced the release of Hibiki Blossom Harmony, a limited edition blend featuring whiskies finished in Sakura casks.

Diageo launches “Elusive Expressions” 2022 special releases whisky collection

Diageo has unveiled its Elusive Expressions special releases scotch whisky collection, hand-selected by master blender Dr Craig Wilson.

The Macallan releases collection celebrating 60 years of Bond on screen

The Macallan has announced the release of the James Bond 60th Anniversary Release, six limited edition single malts launched to mark six decades of James Bond films.

International Beverage appoints Malcolm Leask to new managing director role

Global drinks business International Beverage Holdings has announced the appointment of vice president of sales, Malcolm Leask, to the new post of managing director.

Rampur Distillery launches range of Indian single malt whiskies

Rampur Distillery has announced the launch of Jugalbandi, a series of eight Indian single malt cask strength whiskies, with the first two set to be unveiled at Whisky Live in Paris.

Luxco reports 27% growth in sales across Germany and Europe

US-based drinks group Luxco has reported a 27% uplift in annual sales across Germany and Europe.

Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky announces Taste Trailblazers initiative

Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky has unveiled Taste Trailblazers, a global celebration of culinary pioneers pushing the boundaries of flavour. 

Berry Bros & Rudd launch world’s first cross-Nordic whisky blend

Berry Bros & Rudd have announced the second collection of releases to their Nordic Cask whisky range featuring the world’s first cross-Nordic blend, Vindoga.

Irish Distillers announce plans for €250 million distillery

Irish Distillers has outlined a €250 million investment plan to build a new distillery in Midleton Co. Cork.

Edrington appoints new master blender for The Famous Grouse

Spirits company Edrington, has announced the appointment of Craig Johnstone as master blender for The Famous Grouse.

Highland Park adds new whisky to its Cask Strength series

Single malt distillery Highland Park, based in Orkney, Scotland, has added a new whisky to its Cask Strength series, designed to challenge whisky drinking norms.

Diageo marks completion of Four Corners of Scotland investment with Caol Ila Distillery

Diageo has unveiled the new visitor experience at its Caol Ila Distillery on the Isle of Islay, following a multi-million pound transformation.

White Peak auctions inaugural whisky for local charities

White Peak Distillery from Derbyshire, UK, is offering the last opportunity to own a bottle of its sell-out inaugural release of Wire Works Whisky via auction site Whisky Auctioneer.

Loch Lomond named fastest-growing top 25 single malt brand in 2021

Highland single malt brand, Loch Lomond, has been named the world’s fastest-growing top 25 single malt brand in 2021 by IWSR, with a 73% year-on-year increase in volume.

Campari Group acquires a stake in Howler Head whiskey

Campari Group has acquired an initial 15% interest in Howler Head Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey, after the signing and closing of an agreement with Catalyst Spirits.

Chivas Brothers announces the launch of Moth & Wolf

Chivas Brothers has partnered with Naughty Dog to launch Moth & Wolf, a limited-edition blended scotch whisky inspired by PlayStation4 video game, The Last of Us Part II.

The Macallan and Bentley Motors unveil prototype for The Macallan Horizon

The Macallan and its automotive partner Bentley Motors, has revealed the design of The Macallan Horizon, a limited edition single malt whisky in development by the brands.

Johnnie Walker is giving away 270,000 free drinks in the UK

Blended Scotch brand Johnnie Walker has announced a partnership with UK nightlife discovery app, DUSK, to give away 270,000 Johnnie Walker and lemonades at participating venues across the country.

Brown-Forman announces over £30m GlenDronach distillery expansion plans

Brown-Forman has announced an over £30m investment in The GlenDronach Distillery to increase production facilities at its homeplace in the Valley of Forgue in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. 

Talisker launches visitor experience on the Isle of Skye

Talisker Distillery has announced the opening of a new visitor experience on the Isle of Skye set to open on 5 August.

Total Beverage Solution adds Lindores Abbey Single Malt Scotch Whisky to its portfolio

Total Beverage Solution, a full-service national importer and supplier of beer, wine, and spirits, has announced the addition of a new single malt scotch brand to its portfolio.

The Islay Boys secure planning for Islay’s 12th whisky distillery

The Islay Boys have announced plans to create Islay's 12th whisky distillery, Laggan Bay Distillery, at Glenegedale in Laggan Bay on Islay.

Glenmorangie unveils packaging redesign

Glenmorangie Highland single malt whisky has revealed its new packaging, set to be rolled out from August this year in the UK, transforming all parts of the original design. 

Tamdhu announces latest edition to Batch Strength series

Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky has announced the latest edition to its ‘Batch Strength’ series, the Batch Strength 007.

Stauning launches limited-edition rye aged in sweet wine casks

Danish whisky brand Stauning has announced the launch of a limited-edition rye whisky matured in Marsala, Gewürztraminer and Romandalo wine casks.

The Spirit of Manchester Distillery enters whisky market

The Spirit of Manchester Distillery has launched its first whisky, the OnePointSix English, as it moves into the whisky market with a £1 million investment, the biggest since it was founded in 2016.

Robbie Millar joins Beam Suntory’s Scotch & Irish Brand House as managing director

Beam Suntory has named Robbie Millar as managing director of the Scotch & Irish Brand House, overseeing a brand portfolio that includes Laphroaig, Bowmore, Auchentoshan and Kilbeggan.

1975 Ardbeg whisky sold for £16 million

A 1975 cask of Ardbeg Islay malt scotch whisky, Cask No.3, is the brand's oldest whisky ever released and was sold to a private collector in Asia for £16 million.

Shane Lowry appointed new Jameson brand ambassador

Jameson has announced that professional Irish golfer, Shane Lowry, is to be the new brand ambassador, as they come together for a three-year global partnership.

Jack Daniels launches two new whiskey expressions

The Jack Daniel Distillery has introduced two additions to its core range, Jack Daniel’s Bonded and Jack Daniel’s Triple Mash.

WhistlePig announces launch of PiggyBack 100% Rye

Vermont-based rye whiskey distillery WhistlePig has announced the launch of the six years aged, 100% rye PiggyBack, created by late master distiller Dave Pickerell to showcase rye’s mixability.

Bimmerle takes over Label 5 distribution in Germany

Bimmerle KG has taken over the distribution of La Martiniquaise Scotch whisky brand Label 5 Classic Black whisky in Germany.

Sazerac Company acquires Lough Gill Distillery

Hazelwood Demesne Limited, owner of the Lough Gill Distillery in Sligo, has announced its acquisition by the Sazerac Company to develop the historical site.

Bladnoch Distillery announces limited release whisky expression

Bladnoch Distillery has announced its newest expression, a 30-year-old single malt Scotch whisky with a limited release of 950 bottles.

Elixir Distillers to buy Pernod Ricard’s Tormore Distillery

Elixir Distillers has signed an agreement to buy the Tormore distillery and brand from Pernod Ricard.

Irish Distillers announces carbon neutral roadmap for Midleton Distillery

Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distilleries, is to invest €50 million in Midleton Distillery over the next four years to deliver a carbon neutral operation by the end of 2026.

Balblair releases film in partnership with David Eustace

Single malt Scotch brand Balblair has partnered with acclaimed Scottish photographer and director David Eustace to produce a film.