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Adnams Cellar & Kitchen retail sales up 6%

Published:  26 March, 2014

Adnams Cellar & Kitchen retail business saw a 6% increase like-for-like sales for the year to December 2013.

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?William Grant appoints Rob Allanson as global ambassador

Published:  21 March, 2014

Rob Allanson joins William Grant & Sons Ltd. as the new global ambassador for Grant's Blended Scotch Whisky.

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UK wine industry is not on same footing as beer, cider and whisky, says Wilson Drinks Report

Published:  21 March, 2014

The UK wine industry is unlikely to receive the same kind of duty cuts awarded to the beer, cider and Scotch whisky industries in this week's Budget as most of the wine drunk in this country is imported.

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Battle over Tennessee Bourbon whiskey intensifies

Published:  20 March, 2014

Both Diaego and Brown-Forman have made headlines in recent days over a battle that is brewing in the south of the US over what exactly is the appropriate definition of Tennessee Bourbon whiskey.

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Owners of Bladnoch whisky distillery go into liquidation

Published:  19 March, 2014

Scotland's most southerly distillery Bladnoch is up for sale as a going concern following news that its parent company has entered administration.

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Campari acquires Canadian whiskey brand for $170 million

Published:  13 March, 2014

Gruppo Campari has reached an agreement to acquire Canada's fastest-growing whiskey brand Forty Creek Distillery, for US$170 million.

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Duty escalator to blame for shrinking Scotch sales in UK

Published:  12 March, 2014

The UK market for Scotch whisky has contracted by 3% in the last year as duty increases put pressure on the industry.

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Indie rock band the 1975 to headline Bushmills gig

Published:  11 March, 2014

Irish whiskey brand Bushmills' third annual Bushmills Live gig will be headlined by up and coming indie rock band the 1975.

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New Scottish whisky region to be created on the Island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides

Published:  06 March, 2014

A new whisky region is being created with the buildilng of the first distillery on the Island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.

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Scotch whisky verification scheme at risk if independence goes ahead

Published:  04 March, 2014

A British government scheme set up in January to help consumers identify genuine UK-made products could be at risk should Scotland vote for independence.

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Loch Lomond Distillery Company acquired by private equity

Published:  03 March, 2014

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Scotch whisky industry seeks clarity over independence

Published:  27 February, 2014

The Scotch whisky industry is asking for clarity from both the UK and Scottish governments ahead of the independence referendum on what it would mean for business.

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Speyburn Distillery plans £4m expansion

Published:  26 February, 2014

Speyburn Distillery is to double its production with a £4 million expansion to cope with growing global demand for Scotch whisky.

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Weak rand helps South Africa's Distell's sales

Published:  25 February, 2014

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International memorial services lined up for Charles Grant Gordon

Published:  20 February, 2014

Memorial services are being held in Glasgow and New York for Charles Grant Gordon, the man behind Glenfiddich's international success.

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Diageo warns of the dangers of any UK departure from the EU

Published:  20 February, 2014

Diageo has fired a warning shot against any possible British departure from the European Union and the risks it would have on not only its business but the future of key markets such as the Scottish whisky industry. This could be exacerbated further if Scotland chooses to become independent later in the year.

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Jim Beam Signature Craft 12-Year bourbon set for UK launch

Published:  19 February, 2014

Jim Beam is expanding its ultra premium whiskey selection in the UK with the launch of its Signature Craft 12-Year expression through Maxxium UK.

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Growth of London Cocktail Week leads to sale

Published:  19 February, 2014

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Whyte & Mackay could sell for as high as £450m next week

Published:  13 February, 2014

Rothschild, Rabobank and Standard Chartered are the investment banks that have been formally appointed to run the sale of Whyte & Mackay by Diageo, which is set to begin next week and could sell for as much £450m.

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Glenmorangie appoints Marc Hoellinger new chief executive

Published:  03 February, 2014

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