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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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?Mila Kunis is new face of Jim Beam Bourbon campaign

Published:  30 January, 2014

Jim Beam Bourbon whiskey has brought in actress Mila Kunis as the face of its new multi-media campaign "Make History" that will be launched in more than 100 markets worldwide.

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Mangrove adds Old Forester Bourbon to its range

Published:  23 January, 2014

UK distributor Mangrove will now offer Old Forester Bourbon whiskey as part of its portfolio of specialist spirits and liqueurs.

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Drinks industry takes its case to Westminster and urges MPs to Call Time on Duty

Published:  16 January, 2014

MPs from all parties came to talk to key figures of the wine and spirits industry last night at a special House of Commons event to publicise the Call Time On Duty campaign to try and get the Chancellor to freeze the alcohol duty escalator in the 2014 Budget.

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Beam bought by Japan's Suntory for £9.7 billion

Published:  13 January, 2014
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Scotch Whisky gets extra safeguards to protect from fakes

Published:  10 January, 2014
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?Glenmorangie releases Companta Private Edition Whisky

Published:  09 January, 2014

Glenmorangie has released its fifth annual private edition label called Companta, which has been aged in Grand Cru and Côtes du Rhône casks.

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William Grant's former chairman Charles Gordon dies

Published:  03 January, 2014
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Scotch Whisky Association appoints new chief executive

Published:  02 January, 2014
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Boom in Scotch whisky exports in past decade

Published:  02 January, 2014
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Former SMWS brand ambassador to join Diageo's Mortlach team

Published:  18 December, 2013

Diageo has appointed Scotch Malt Whisky Society global ambassador Georgie Bell as its global brand ambassador for single malt Scotch Mortlach.

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Scotch whisky industry sets itself a zero waste target

Published:  17 December, 2013

The Scotch whisky industry has embraced sustainability measures and it is close to a zero waste target, according to a new report.

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Bulleit bucks the trend and increases ABV of its UK whiskey

Published:  13 December, 2013

News this week that Diageo's Bulleit Bourbon would be changing its UK recipe and introducing a higher ABV is counter to what US bourbon and whiskey brands tend to do in the UK market.

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The Macallan launches latest in Lalique Six Pillars series

Published:  12 December, 2013

The Macallan has launched the fifth and penultimate expression of The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection in time for the festive period.

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?Diageo fires bourbon Bulleit

Published:  11 December, 2013

Diageo has launched a stronger version of Bulleit Bourbon along with new product Bulleit Rye whiskey to the UK market.

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