Europe's food and drink sector ‘deeply regrets’ the US decision to slap 25% tariffs on EU agri-food products including Scotch whisky, Italian cheese, Spanish olives, German coffee and British biscuits.
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...
India looks set to consolidate its somewhat unexpected position as
the world's largest whisky market in 2003, stretching further ahead
of its nearest rivals, according to a new report from market
analysts Canadean. ...
Talks yesterday between spirits group Diageo and the rest of
the Scotch whisky industry over the future of the Cardhu brand
unexpectedly led to the company agreeing too major changes to the
packaging and marketing of the whisky.
Scotch whisky producers are expected to present a united front
today in calling for Diageo to withdraw its Cardhu brand from the
market or switch it back to a single malt. But with Diageo expected
to refuse, the distillers have already...
Diageo's decision to change its Cardhu Scotch whisky from a single
malt to a pure malt - a blend of malts from different distilleries
- has met with widespread condemnation from the rest of the
industry, so much so in fact that...
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...
Campari, the Italian drinks group, has extended its agreement with
the UK's Morrison Bowmore Distillers, giving the Scotch whisky
maker the UK duty free and travel retail rights to its brands. But
this does not include its newest...
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 market for top-end Cognacs or Single Malt Scotch whiskies is
set to grow as consumers across Europe become wealthier. But too
much growth is a bad thing, warns market analyst Datamonitor, as
the products become less prestigious...