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Whisky distillers have cried out against one of the government's fiscal U-turns announced on Monday reversing of the freeze on alcohol duty. Commenting on the reversal of the UK alcohol duty freeze Mark Kent, chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, said: “Business can only work on th

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At a visit to Glenkinchie Distillery, trade secretary Kemi Badenoch has announced that markets over £100 million have been unlocked for UK alcohol companies. The new export markets became available as trade barriers that deterred alcohol sales to multiple countries across South America and Afr

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Ardbeg Islay single malt whisky is deepening its commitment to its Scottish island home by purchasing The Islay Hotel, located in Port Ellen, which is located near the brand’s Distillery. This multi-million-pound investment offers Ardbeg the opportunity to create a whisky and hospitality exper

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Scottish Borders Council has received plans for a new whisky distillery to be built on the site of Grahamslaw Farm near Kelso. Plans for The Grahamslaw Distillery Company are being led by business woman Sarah Lang alongside a group of whisky experts, with the aim of converting Grahamslaw Farm into a

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Glenfiddich Scotch whisky and Hendrick's Gin owner, William Grant & Sons, has seen a 3% rise in profit in the last financial year. The firm's turnover rose by 12% to £1.4bn, while profits after tax rose to £248m from £240.4m, according to its latest full year report.

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Proposals for a new distillery on the shores of the Dornoch Firth in Sutherland have been given the green light. Midfearn Distillery Company Limited will erect and operate a whisky distillery with associated warehousing, a bottling facility, tank farm, energy centre, landscaping and associated

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Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard, has seen a significant increase in global demand for Scotch, as net sales rose by 25% in the full year ending July 2022. The rise in net sales was derived from both mature markets, which rose by 16% and emerging markets, which saw an incr

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A Speyside-based whisky experiences business, CopperCairn, has secured £20,000 in funding to take its bespoke tasting tours to the next level. CopperCairn first came to life in October 2020 after entrepreneur Mitch Bechard decided to leave behind his career as a global whisky ambassador for Wi

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A planning application for the redevelopment of an industrial site has been submitted to City of Edinburgh Council, with plans to invest £150 million into the industrial site. The Royal Elizabeth Bond Ltd has already carried out a pre-planning public consultation with the Queensferry &

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A Stirling glassmaking firm has secured a £500,000 order to supply its whisky-based gifts to duty free outlets across Asia. The company, Angel's Share Glass, has signed a three-year deal with Chinese importers Hainan Silverwing International to produce their giftware range – including th

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A planning application has been submitted with Argyll and Bute Council for a new £4.5m whisky distillery by Campbeltown Loch. The company, Dál Riata, owns the Campbeltown site and has proposed various works in its mixed application for a distillery, visitor centre, shop and se

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