The growing resurgence of Campbeltown as a distinct whisky region has been marked today with the submission of a planning application from Brave New Spirits for the creation of a contemporary whisky distillery.
Inverness-based Uile-bheist Distillery and Brewery, has appointed a new general manager, head distiller and head brewer, coinciding with the introduction of its first product range to the market. Following its establishment in February this year with a £7.5 million investment, Uile-bheist emer
Bowmore Single Malt Whisky and Aston Martin are partnering for an exclusive auction this spring, offering a unique decanter containing a special assemblage of the 52-year-old vintage whisky. The decanter has been created as a totally unique "objet d’art" which will never again be repeated
The Artisanal Spirits Company (ASC), the powerhouse behind The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, has promoted Billy McCarter to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and appointed him to the group's board with immediate effect. Mr McCarter previously held the role of interim finance director withi
Ellon-based Still Spirit has launched a new whisky cask warehouse, offering whisky enthusiasts a complete cask ownership experience. The £1 million facility houses over 2,000 casks and has been carefully developed to allow Still Spirit to offer a full suite of cask services to private cus
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has turned down calls to reconsider a significant increase in tax on Scotch whisky, which has the industry reeling. The tax hike, a 10% rise in duty set to take effect in August, has been characterised by the industry as a "historic blow". During a meeting in London on Mon
A planning application for a new whisky storage warehouse scheme at Bandeath Industrial Estate, Throsk, has been submitted to Stirling Council by Ian Macleod Distillers (IMD).
A continuing surge in contracts within the booming Scotch whisky industry has led specialist process engineers and sustainability experts, Briggs of Burton, to open a new Scottish hub. Since 2010, when Briggs of Burton completed its first Scottish project with Loch Lomond Distillery, the company has
Scotch Whisky Investments (SWI) has acquired 7.7 hectares of land at Compton Road, Southfield Industrial Estate, Glenrothes, as part of its multi-million-pound investment strategy in Fife.
Whisky enthusiasts can now acquire a limited-edition Caledonian Sleeper single cask single malt, created in partnership with Annandale Distillery to celebrate 150 years of Scotland-to-London sleeper services.
As China embraces further investment in whisky production, a high-level delegation from the Chinese Alcoholic Drinks Association (CADA) visited Scotland last week to learn more about the Scotch Whisky industry.
Whisky casks continue to outperform traditional and alternative investments, including gold, according to Braeburn Whisky's 2022 Whisky Cask Market Report. The report's BC20 Whisky Cask Index observed an average projected growth of 14.95% for whisky casks, a 1.7% increase from 2021. Laphroaig, Staoi
Artisanal Spirits Company (ASC), owner of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS), reported better-than-expected financial results for the year ended 31 December 2022.
A new Orkney whisky venture has revealed construction plans for an £800,000 distillery, the first to open on the Orkney mainland in 138 years. Run by husband and wife, Stuart and Adelle Brown, Deerness Distillery is already producing a number of Orkney-inspired spirits — includ
Stills have been installed at Port of Leith Distillery, marking a milestone in whisky making at the UK’s first vertical distillery as it prepares to open in summer 2023.