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The Port Ellen Distillery on Islay has its first manager in almost four decades after Alexander McDonald was appointed to the role. The distillery, which closed in 1983, is being brought back into production as part of Diageo’s landmark investment to re-establish the two most famous “los

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The Ardgowan Distillery has partnered with Heriot Watt University and engineering provider, Briggs of Burton, to develop pioneering technology to reduce its carbon impact – capturing all of the CO2 in its fermentation process and transforming it into green biomethane.

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Eden Mill St Andrews has entered a new partnership arrangement with the Lawn Tennis Association, the National Governing Body of tennis for Great Britain. Under the four-year deal, the distiller will become the Official Spirit of British Tennis. The Queen’s Club Championships begin today, and t

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Scotland’s first whisky focused non-fungible token (NFT) start-up has celebrated a move into consultancy services, made possible by support from Business Gateway. The technology of NFTs has been most commonly associated with sales of art, but the possible applications of the technology are far

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The world’s largest bottle of whisky, containing 311 litres of 32-year-old Macallan single malt, has been sold at auction for £1.1 million. The 5ft 11in tall bottle, called The Intrepid, was bought by an anonymous, international buyer at Edinburgh-based auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull ye

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Glenfiddich Distillery has raised more than £150,000 for the people of Ukraine after auctioning a release of 460 rare bottles. The distillery partnered with Perth-based Whisky Auctioneer to offer the full 460-bottle allocation of “The Cooper’s Cask” Spirit of Speyside Edition

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Graeme Macaloney, a businessman who operates a drinks company in Canada, has agreed to cut "Scottish sounding" names from his products after being sued by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). The SWA released a statement, revealing it had resolved its dispute with Macaloney Brewer & Distillers L

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The fintech business behind wine and spirits inventory funding platform Ferovinum has today announced its launch into the Scotch whisky industry, with an ambition to transform the way distillers, bottlers and brand owners fund their growth. Backed by institutional capital to deploy £100 millio

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The Ben Nevis Distillery, which stands at the base of Ben Nevis, saw its pre-tax profits reach £102,617, compared to a loss of £273,202 in 2020. The whisky producer has seen its turnover rise to £7.2 million in 2021, compared to £6.2m in 2020.

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BurnoBennie Distillery, an independent distillery based in Aberdeenshire, has announced its first exclusive collaboration with Fierce Brewery that will continue to revolutionise the process for producing its spirit. An industry first, Burnobennie and Fierce are adopting a beer-driven approach to dis

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A cask of whisky distilled at The Macallan in 1988 which lay forgotten for over three decades has broken the world record for the most expensive cask of whisky ever sold at auction. After going under the digital hammer on specialist auction site, Whisky Hammer, the rare cask of 33-year-old whisky fe

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The developers behind a proposed £15 million Stirling distillery and visitor centre have said they are still committed to the project despite being “extremely surprised” by Stirling Council's decision to reject the planning application.

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