Karen Betts leaves SWA for FDF

02-08-2021, 13:55

Karen Betts, the CEO of SWA, will leave The Scotch Whisky Association at the end of the 2021 to direct the Food and Drink Federation. The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is a trade organisation that represents the Scotch whisky industry, which is an important part of the Scottish economy,...


IWSC 2021 results announced

15-07-2021, 11:17

In this year's edition of the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), over 37 winners of the main prize and over 140 winners in the Scottish Whisky category were selected. IWSC is an annual competition in the category of wines and spirits. The organization was founded in 1969 by the...


North British Distillery with £ 2.5 million support

05-07-2021, 11:55

Edinburgh-based North British Distillery has received £ 2.5 million in funding from Scottish Enterprise, a Scottish development agency, to modernize its production processes. The grant is part of a broader economic development plan created by the agency. Scottish Enterprise is committed to...


The oldest single malt whisky in the world

30-06-2021, 15:46

This year, 80-year-old single malt Scotch whisky will be available for sale. Bottled by the Gordon & MacPhail company, the whisky comes from the Glenlivet distillery and will be the oldest Scotch single malts to ever hit the market. Gordon & MacPhail Generations 80YO was distilled and...


US tariffs for Scotch whisky exports suspended for 5 years

25-06-2021, 16:41

On June 17, the truce between the United Kingdom and the United States was confirmed. The custom tafiffs for the exports of Scotch whisky to USA are suspended for a 5 years. After a four-month tariff suspension in March, it looks like Scotch whisky producers may expect much better access to...

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