Diageo chief Ivan Menezes today talked up the company’s turnaround plan for ‘challenged market’ China – where the company is betting on Beckham-backed Haig Club whisky and lower-cost baijiu - but volume sales still fell 20% year-on-year in H1 2015.
The UK government addressed its Alcohol Strategy consultation yesterday by ditching controversial plans to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol, to applause from industry and outrage from health groups…
Glenmorangie's final set of interim figures before its takeover by
French luxury goods group LVMH underline the importance of the
acquisition, with the whisky maker's premium brands all performing
ahead of expectations.
Glenmorangie, the UK's most popular malt whisky brand, is on the
verge of changing hands, with the confirmation today that the
company's leading shareholders, the Macdonald family, are looking
to offload their shares.
The Macallan, the third largest single malt Scotch whisky brand in
the US, has introduced The Macallan Fine Oak as part of a concerted
strategy to consolidate its position in the North American market.
Efforts by Scotch whisky makers to attract a younger client base
are coming thick and fast, as distillers seek to break the
stranglehold of white spirits on the UK youth market. But is the
'pipe and slippers' image of whisky...
Scotch whisky exports reached their second highest level ever in
2003, confirming Scotland's favourite spirit as one the biggest
sources of revenue for the UK manufacturing sector and the
government's coffers. All the more...
In a difficult economic climate, Scotch whisky exports topped the
£2 billion mark for the 10th year in a row last year, helped by
increasing interest in malts. There were strong gains in Asian
markets such as Korea and Taiwan, which...
Just 83 bottles of The Balvenie Cask 191 single malt have been
produced, making this the smallest ever release under the brand. A
bottle of the whisky, which was laid down in 1952, will set you
back more than €9,000.
The Famous Grouse, the favourite blended Scotch whisky among the
ever-demanding Scots, is investing heavily in marketing and
promotions this Christmas in a bid to garner a greater shares of
the market at a time of year when whisky...
There is just one remaining bottle of The Macallan Scotch whisky
distilled in 1841, but after almost a year of work, the company has
released a replica of the whisky offering drinkers the chance to
taste the 160-year-old Scotch.
The world's largest and most expensive collection of old Scotch
whiskies is embarking on a worldwide tour in a bid to drum up
interest in an eventual auction. All the whisky aficionado needs to
walk away with a bottle of The...
The South Korean market is one of the largest in the world for
Scotch whisky, in particular deluxe blends. With this in mind, the
maker of Famous Grouse has created a new range of whiskies under
the Lancelot name in association with...