Whisky News


The Dram O'Clock News

Here's the latest round up of national and international news stories from the wide and very wonderful world of whisky.

July 25th 2014

The Whisky Business: The One joins whisky world elite

The Whisky Business: The BenRiach Distillery Company wins 11 medals...

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July 24th 2014

The Whisky Business: The Cotswolds Distillery is open for business

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July 23rd 2014

The Whisky Business: Wemyss launch latest batch of single cask releases

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July 22nd 2014

The Whisky Business: First new whiskey distillery in Connaught, Ireland for...

The Whisky Business: The Macallan reaches gents via the Lifestyle Lounge

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July 21st 2014

The Whisky Business: Nineteen percent of Scotch whisky exports go to...

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July 18th 2014

The Whisky Business: Tullamore DEW raises a toast to life's new chapters

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July 17th 2014

The Whisky Business: The Famous Grouse release limited edition...

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July 16th 2014

The Whisky Business: Chivas Regal announces first Chivas Master

The Whisky Business: Joadja Distillery to start production at the end of...

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July 15th 2014

The Whisky Business: Irish Distillers unveils Midleton Very Rare 2014

The Whisky Business: The Glenrothes releases Sherry Cask Reserve

The Whisky Business: GlenDronach releases batch 10 of its single cask...

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July 14th 2014

The Spirits Business: Jim Beam to launch first maple infused bourbon

The Drinks Business: David Beckham whisky goes on sale

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July 10th 2014

Off Licence News: Lakes Distillery whisky launched at Harvey Nichols

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July 9th 2014

Daily Record: Professor Dame Joan Stringer to chair Scotch Whisky Action...

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July 8th 2014

The Spirits Business: NAS Scotch predicted to dominate whisky industry

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July 7th 2014

The Spirits Business: New world record for whisky cask auction in HK

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July 6th 2014

BBC News: Distiller William & Grant & Sons donates to Better Together

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July 4th 2014

The Spirits Business: Inver House marks 50th birthday with anniversary...

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July 3rd 2014

Scotland Now: Scotch whisky distillery to be built in the heart of Glasgow

The Drinks Report: Glayva debuts a new look this summer

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July 2nd 2014

The Spirits Business: Bushmills creates bespoke rock band whiskies

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July 1st 2014

The Spirits Business: Edrington releases NAS Highland Park Dark Origins

The Scotsman: Whisky giant Edrington in high spirits

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June 30th 2014

The Spirits Business: Michael Owen signed Spey Whisky Ambassador

The Scotsman: Whisky to help name HMS Queen Elizabeth in Rosyth

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June 27th 2014

The Spirits Business: New bourbon company to build $25m distillery

The Spirits Business: Glenfiddich releases first Scotch matured soley in...

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June 26th 2014

Herald Scotland: Overseas sales bring best profits for Isle of Arran Distillers

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June 25th 2014

The Spirits Business: Imported spirits stuck in Indian customs

BBC News: 'Whisky fuel' plan to power cars

The Spirits Business: Glenfiddich marks independence with marketing...

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June 24th 2014

The Spirits Business: ABD eyes premium Indian whisky launch

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June 23rd 2014

The Drinks Business: English whisky producer set for 2014 start

The Spirits Business: USL takeover gives Diageo 'unassailable' position

The Drinks Business: Pernod to take Indian whiskies to Africa

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June 20th 2014

The Drinks Business: Jim Beam finds UK ripe for rye

ITV News: The stills are in but it's still a wait for the whisky

The Spirits Business: Scotch industry told to embrace flavoured whisky

Herald Scotland: Glassware firm is planning to expand

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June 19th 2014

The Spirits Business: Diageo unveils third Orphan Barrel whiskey

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June 18th 2014

Harpers: Scotch whisky starts to offer investors greater returns than wine

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June 17th 2014

The Drinks Business: Jacob's Creek launches wine aged in whisky barrels

Retail Times: The Whisky Shop releases limited edition Bowmore Laimrig

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June 16th 2014

The Spirits Business: Vegas distillery creates Nevada's first bourbon

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June 14th 2014

Herald Scotland: Inver House Distillers marks 50 years...

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June 13th 2014

The Spirits Business: Canadian Club announces spiced edition

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June 12th 2014

Herald Scotland: The Whisky Shop's challenge for Beard

BBC News: Valuable whisky stolen from Glenglassaugh Distillery

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June 11th 2014

Off Licence News: Ardbeg creates whisky to help fund community project

The Spirits Business: Diageo helps Speyside become next Champagne

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June 10th 2014

The Drinks Business: European demand drives Label 5 growth

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June 9th 2014

The Spirits Business: William Grant launches whisky programme of...

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June 6th 2014

The Spirits Business: Irish distillery invests £1.5m in exports

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June 5th 2014

The Spirits Business: Glen Garioch releases first wine cask bottling

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June 4th 2014

The Spirits Business: Duke of York donates rare Glenmorangie whisky

The Drinks Business: Whisky 'crane' bar opens 150ft in the air

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June 3rd 2014

The Spirits Business: Campari completes Canadian whisky and Italian...

Moodie Report: Bacardi and WDFG in high-profile activation for relaunch...

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June 2nd 2014

The Spirits Business: Balblair adds 1999 vintage to core range

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June 1st 2014

The Drinks Report: Grant's launches value whisky in supermarkets

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May 30th 2014

The Spirits Business: The Balvenie extends single cask range

Drinks International: SWA to visit Mexico

Moodie Report: Glenfiddich dresses up Brazil airports in launch of...

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May 29th 2014

Whisky Advocate: Diageo building new distillery in Kentucky

BBC News: Royal Visit: William and Kate try whisky tasting

The Spirits Business: India's Officer's Choice becomes World's largest...

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May 28th 2014

The Drinks Report: Pernod Ricard UK offers personalised labels

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May 27th 2014

Moodie Report: Le Clos set to offer limited edition The Macallan...

The Spirits Business: Famous Grouse named official whisky of...

Whisky Magazine: Whisky Live China postponed to 2015

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May 23rd 2014

Cognis PR: 2014 Islay Festival bottling's announced for Lagavulin &...

The Spirits Business: New whisky and music festival to launch in UK

The Scotsman: For Sale: Drambuie the iconic Scottish liqueur

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May 22nd 2014

The Scotsman: Scotch whisky distilleries to share £5m green fund

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May 21st 2014

The Spirits Business: Will and Kate to visit Scotland's oldest distillery

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May 20th 2014

The Spirits Business: Laphroaig Select single malt launches in UK

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May 19th 2014

The Spirits Business: Echlinville Distillery releases Irish whiskey casks

The Scotsman: Glenfiddich whisky dynasty tops Scotland rich list

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May 15th 2014

The Spirits Business: Bourbon filled train sculpture sells for $33m

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May 14th 2014

The Spirits Business: Gordon & Macphail Glen Grant 66yr Scotch...

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May 13th 2014

Harpers: Scotch whisky chief warns an independent Scotland vote may...

The Drinks Business: Gruppo Campari profits drop by 47% in Q1

The Scotsman: David Beckham films whisky advert in Edinburgh

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May 12th 2014

The Spirits Business: Bid made for Scotland's most southerly distillery

Economic Times: Scotch whisky group threat legal action against...

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May 9th 2014

The Spirits Business: Emperador buys Whyte & Mackay for £430m

The Spirits Business: US distillery breeds pigs to taste like whisky