Whisky News

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

August 22nd 2014

The Whisky Business: Diageo breaks ground on new $115M Bulleit Distillery


August 21st 2014

The Whisky Business: Thomson whisky brings manuka smoked whisky...


August 20th 2014

The Whisky Business: Jim Beam honours the legend behind the world's...


August 19th 2014

The Whisky Business: New Macallan Distillery to be powered by green energy


August 18th 2014

The Whisky Business: Japanese and Scotch whisky sell-out at Bonhams... 


August 15th 2014

The Whisky Business: Bowmore releases second edition of Devil's Casks


August 14th 2014

The Whisky Business: BenRiach releases Batch 11 of its single casks

The Whisky Business: Cocktails from world renowned mixologist Mr Lyan...


August 13th 2014

The Whisky Business: John Lennon honoured with 40yr old whisky

The Whisky Business: SWA Chief reacts to APPG misuse manifesto


August 12th 2014

The Whisky Business: New warehouse at Benromach opened by former...

The Whisky Business: Bonhams Hong Kong presents Asia's largest...


August 11th 2014

The Whisky Business: Teeling Whiskey starts work on first new Dublin...


August 8th 2014

The Whisky Business: Bartenders compete to make history with Jim Beam


August 7th 2014

The Whisky Business: Buffalo Trace Distillery release fourteenth round of...


August 6th 2014

The Whisky Business: Kilchoman release their first port matured whisky


August 5th 2014

The Whisky Business: Glen Garioch launches first in four part Renaissance...


August 4th 2014

The Whisky Business: GlenDronach launches 18 Year Old Tawny Port...


August 1st 2014

The Whisky Business: Heaven Hill Distilleries to continue periodic...


July 31st 2014

The Whisky Business: Teeling Whiskey picks up 16 accolades at...

The Whisky Business: Abbey Whisky launch exclusive Kilchoman...


July 30th 2014

The Whisky Business: Business travel specialist to offer tailor-made...


July 29th 2014

The Whisky Business: Arran Distillers release the last chapter in...


July 28th 2014

The Whisky Business: Ardnamurchan Distillery opened by HRH...

The Whisky Business: IWSC gold for Three Ships 10 Year Old


July 25th 2014

The Whisky Business: The One joins whisky world elite

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


July 24th 2014

The Whisky Business: The Cotswolds Distillery is open for business


July 23rd 2014

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


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


July 21st 2014

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


July 18th 2014

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


July 17th 2014

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


July 16th 2014

The Whisky Business: Chivas Regal announces first Chivas Master

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


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...


July 14th 2014

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

The Drinks Business: David Beckham whisky goes on sale


July 10th 2014

Off Licence News: Lakes Distillery whisky launched at Harvey Nichols


July 9th 2014

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


July 8th 2014

The Spirits Business: NAS Scotch predicted to dominate whisky industry


July 7th 2014

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


July 6th 2014

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


July 4th 2014

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


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


July 2nd 2014

The Spirits Business: Bushmills creates bespoke rock band whiskies


July 1st 2014

The Spirits Business: Edrington releases NAS Highland Park Dark Origins

The Scotsman: Whisky giant Edrington in high spirits


June 30th 2014

The Spirits Business: Michael Owen signed Spey Whisky Ambassador

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


June 27th 2014

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

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


June 26th 2014

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


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...


June 24th 2014

The Spirits Business: ABD eyes premium Indian whisky launch


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


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


June 19th 2014

The Spirits Business: Diageo unveils third Orphan Barrel whiskey


June 18th 2014

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


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


June 16th 2014

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


June 14th 2014

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


June 13th 2014

The Spirits Business: Canadian Club announces spiced edition


June 12th 2014

Herald Scotland: The Whisky Shop's challenge for Beard

BBC News: Valuable whisky stolen from Glenglassaugh Distillery


June 11th 2014

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

The Spirits Business: Diageo helps Speyside become next Champagne


June 10th 2014

The Drinks Business: European demand drives Label 5 growth


June 9th 2014

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


June 6th 2014

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


June 5th 2014

The Spirits Business: Glen Garioch releases first wine cask bottling


June 4th 2014

The Spirits Business: Duke of York donates rare Glenmorangie whisky

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


June 3rd 2014

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

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


June 2nd 2014

The Spirits Business: Balblair adds 1999 vintage to core range


June 1st 2014

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


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...


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...


May 28th 2014

The Drinks Report: Pernod Ricard UK offers personalised labels


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