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
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
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
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
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
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
Glasgow-based whisky producer Hunter Laing Holdings has seen turnover rise by over 50% to almost £15.8 million for the year ended April 2021. This is compared to the £5.5m reported in April 2020, marking a £1.2m increase.
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.
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
Chivas Brothers invests in sustainable future of Scotch with £88m expansion of Aberlour and Miltonduff distilleries
Chivas Brothers, the Scotch Whisky business of Pernod Ricard, today announced a £88 million investment into Aberlour and Miltonduff, two of its strategic single malt distilleries.
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
The Artisanal Spirits Company, the owner of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, has seen its gross profits increase by 27% to £11.2 million in the 12 months to 31 December 2021.
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.
Fife-based whisky retailer The Whisky Barrel has released one of the world's first single-cask whiskies with a digital provenance certificate (DPC). The firm decided to use Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) to digitally certify its whisky, in recognition of the growth of virtual collections.
Bowman Stewart Architects has submitted plans for a new Dál Riata Distillery in the heart of Campbeltown.