The Distillers’ Charity hosted its second biennial One of One Auction, in partnership with Sotheby’s, sponsored once again by McLaren Packaging, in the stately Hopetoun House near Edinburgh last week. Comprising a selection of ultra-rare Scotch whiskies, the 39-lot sale – which att
Holyrood Distillery has launched 'Arrival', its inaugural single malt whisky, marking one of the first productions of its kind in Edinburgh in the last century. Created in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, in the shadow of Salisbury Crags, the whisky is distilled in a refurbished eng
Whisky distillation has recommenced in Stirling after a 171-year hiatus, marking a significant moment in its rich heritage. The Stirling Distillery, which has been producing gin since 2019, began the process of whisky making this month.
Chivas Brothers, the Pernod Ricard business dedicated to Scotch Whisky, has unveiled plans for its first distillery on the isle of Islay. The new distillery marks the first time Chivas Brothers will introduce an Islay whisky to its Scotch portfolio, rounding out its offering of global malts and blen
Scottish spirits producer William Grant & Sons has reported turnover of £1.72 billion and an after-tax profit of £331.3 million for the year concluding 31 December 2022. The reported figures signify a return to the pre-pandemic profit levels of 2019, overcoming the significant challe
The UK’s first vertical distillery in Leith has revealed first-look images of the finished interior ahead of opening to the public next month. More than a decade since the ‘pipe dream’ idea was first conceived by wine merchant Ian Stirling and finance director Paddy Fletcher over a
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has reported a rebound in visitor numbers to Scotch Whisky visitor centres across Scotland, reaching over 2 million in 2022, marking a recovery to pre-pandemic levels.
The newly formed Cask Whisky Association (CWA) has been launched today, establishing a protective platform for whisky aficionados and customers, focusing on enabling secure buying and selling of casks.
Chivas Brothers, the Pernod Ricard entity dedicated to Scotch whisky, has announced it is spotlighting the range of career paths available within the whisky industry at a career open day on Thursday 28 September at Strathisla Distillery. The event will take place between 3pm and 7.30pm and prom
Scotch Whisky Investments' (SWI) proposal to relocate its global headquarters, as well as one of the world's largest whisky collections to Scotland, has moved a step closer. SWI, the international whisky asset management business, is set to relocate its headquarters, currently located in Sassenheim
The Artisanal Spirits Company, the owner of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS), has reported a 3% increase in revenue to £10.2 million in its half-year results ending 30 June 2023, coinciding with the company's celebrations for 40 years in business. The group remains confident of
Dal Riata Distillery Ltd has secured planning permission from Argyll & Bute Council to establish a £4.5 million multi-purpose development alongside Campbeltown Loch. The venture will include a distillery, museum, visitor centre, and retail outlet, creating about 20 jobs for the local commu
Privately-owned whisky distillery Bladnoch Distillery has appointed a new leadership team to steer its global growth strategy. Owner, David Prior, who is stepping back from day-to-day operations but remains closely connected to the business, has assembled a dynamic team led by Glen Gribbon as C