08-03-2021, 17:06
Suspension of tariffs on exports of Scotch whisky to the US

As British Trade Secretary Liz Truss informed on her Twitter account, the United States and the United Kingdom agreed to suspend high duties on Scottish whisky exports to the United States. Both sides agreed to lift tariffs of 25% on single malt Scotch whisky, as well as remove tariffs on...

02-03-2021, 12:47
New regulations on the Japanese whisky market

Recently, on our website, we described the current situation on the Japanese whisky market, pointing out that the lack of regulation may seriously damage the reputation of this increasingly popular drink. It seems that this precarious situation has ended as the Japan Spirits & Liqueurs Makers...

26-02-2021, 15:08
The RTD and low-ABV categories are taking the market by storm

While the biggest players in the alcohol market are counting losses after the challenging pandemic year 2020, the decay is emerging into a category that is winning more and more consumers, even in such a difficult time for the industry. IWSR, a leading agency researching the alcohol market,...

18-02-2021, 11:44
2020 Global Scotch whisky exports decline

According to figures published by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), global Scotch whisky exports fell by more than £ 1.1 billion in 2020, to £ 3.8 million. This means a decrease by about 23% compared to the record-breaking 2019. The value of exports at the lowest level since 2010, and exports...

15-02-2021, 13:30
Reopened Scottish distilleries

The iconic single malt distilleries Port Ellen and Brora are to be reopened by their owner, Diageo, as part of a £ 35 million investment. Both legendary distilleries are expected to be fully operational by 2021, and the new Master Distillers are already working hard to ensure that the first...

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