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Sparkling wine continues to fizz with on-trade sales up by more than half in a year

Published:  15 September, 2015

Sparkling wine is the star performer in the drinks trade with the value of on-trade sales up by more than half in the year to July 7, according to Nielsen figures in the third quarter market report from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.

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Peated 1989 single malt joins Old Pulteney Scotch range

Published:  15 September, 2015

Single malt brand Old Pulteney has added a new peated whisky to its range.

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Buffalo Trace outlines on-trade support programme

Published:  14 September, 2015

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Tomatin releases 35-year-old Antiquary blend

Published:  11 September, 2015

Scotland's Tomatin distillery has released a 35-year-old blended whisky under its premium brand The Antiquary.

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Wemyss adds extra-peaty Kiln Embers blend to range

Published:  10 September, 2015

Independent whisky bottler Wemyss Malts is launching an extra-peaty blended whisky.

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Glenfiddich delves into the archives to remake its original single malt

Published:  09 September, 2015

Glenfiddich is to launch a modern re-creation of the original whisky that it produced to kick-start the single malt whisky market in 1963.

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Buffalo Trace lines-up 2015 Antique Collection whiskey range release

Published:  09 September, 2015

The UK is to receive a small allocation of the 2015 Antique Collection whiskeys from Kentucky distiller Buffalo Trace.

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Ardbeg reveals results of mission to mature spirit in space

Published:  08 September, 2015

Cult Islay malt whisky distillery Ardbeg says the results of an experiment to spend its spirit into space could have far-reaching implications for the industry.

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Bacardi unveils trio of The Deveron single malts

Published:  04 September, 2015

Bacardi has released three single malt whiskies from the MacDuff distillery on Speyside under the name of The Deveron.

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European Court says minimum unit pricing may be illegal

Published:  03 September, 2015

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Gordon & MacPhail unveils 75-year-old whisky with a £20,000 price ticket

Published:  03 September, 2015

Whisky supplier and retailer Gordon & MacPhail has launched what it believes to be the world's "most exclusive" single malt Scotch whisky.

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£25m recycling plant will improve glass quality for Scotch whisky makers

Published:  03 September, 2015

A new £25 million glass recycling facility in North Lanarkshire could give a boost to Scotch whisky makers.

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Whisky broker says investment market is booming with auction sales up 35% in first half of 2015

Published:  01 September, 2015

A record number of bottles of rare Scotch whisky were sold at auction in the first half of 2015 according to figures from analyst and broker Rare Whisky 101.

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£2m plan to open malt whisky distillery in the heart of Edinburgh

Published:  28 August, 2015

A former master blender at Macallan is behind plans to open the first single malt whisky distillery in Edinburgh for 90 years.

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Champagne provides some fizz for Pernod Ricard as annual sales nudge ahead by 2%

Published:  27 August, 2015

Champagne and Irish whiskey were among the main drivers of global growth for Pernod Ricard in 2014/15, though the spirits giant turned in only a modest overall sales increase of 2%. The company described the performance as "solid".

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Brown-Forman sales take 2% hit in Q1 on back of currency woes

Published:  27 August, 2015

Jack Daniel's producer Brown-Forman reported a 2% decline in net sales to US$900 million (£581.2 million) in the first quarter, to July 31, after being hit by currency exchange fluctuations.

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Cotswolds Distillery invites whisky fans on maturation journey with new-make spirit pack

Published:  26 August, 2015

The Cotswolds Distillery has released a three-bottle pack of new make spirit.

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William Grant in Rugby World Cup ticket giveaway

Published:  26 August, 2015

William Grant has launched a social media campaign for consumers to win Rugby World Cup tickets and merchandise.

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Three age-statement single malts released by Bacardi's Royal Brackla distillery

Published:  26 August, 2015

Bacardi-owned John Dewar has unveiled a new range of whiskies from its Royal Brackla distillery.

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Bowmore to release single malt aged in rare Japanese oak

Published:  21 August, 2015

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