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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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?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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