A toast to the circular economy

It is Friday. For some, it is a holiday weekend. While enjoying a drink or three over the next few days, sit back and think about all the industry's links to the circular economy. See it as vicariously doing yo...

Skills a priority for the Scotch Whisky industry

|17 March 2016| Scotland A commitment to skills and training are at the core of the continued success of the Scotch Whisky industry, according to a report published today. 'Scotch Whisky, Skilled Workf...

A toast to Scotia’s bard

|15 January 2016| Drinking whisky and eating haggis will be the order of the day for many Scots across the world on 25 January. That's when glasses will be raised to Scotland's poet, Rabbie Burns, who has...

The world’s finest whisky region

|8 January 2016| The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is to pay homage to the Scottish government's  Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. Taking place in Scotland’s most prolific whisky producin...

A toast to the Big Yin

|4 January 2016| A whisky produced for the world's undisputed king of comedy is on display in Glasgow. The miniature bottle of Nippy Sweetie Scotch whisky - made for Billy Connolly in the 1970s - can be s...

Top marks for Scotch whisky industry

|11 December 2015| The Scotch whisky industry is on track to meet its ambitious environmental targets, according to a report published this week. The latest industry Environmental Strategy Report from the...

New London hub for SWA

|3 December 2015| The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) opened up a new hub in Europe's financial capital today. The industry body's office in London has a remit to further strengthen its links overseas and...

Quality Scotch in high demand stateside

|12 November 2015| Scotch whisky is the perfect blend of old and new. Centuries old, it oozes a contemporary edge thanks to the modern bottling and innovative label design techniques used by many of the indu...

Scotch whisky posts healthy numbers

|6 November 2015| The recent decline in Scotch whisky is slowing with exports in the first six months of 2015 reaching £1.7 billion. With new distilleries opening and innovative thinking and practices pro...

XOP single cask whiskies launched

29 October 2015 Whisky innovators Douglas Laing today announced the release of seven particularly special XOP single cask whiskies, including the firm’s oldest ever Port Ellen Distillery release bottled at 3...