Rum, gin and bottled cocktails all generated the best buzz for the spirits trade in 2015.
Whisky is set to overtake vodka to become the second-largest spirit consumed around the world by 2020, slipping in behind national spirits like baijiu and soju. You read that right, whisky is not already the most popular spirit in the world – that would be the aforementioned baijiu, thanks to 1.3 billion people in China. … Continued
Crown Royal has become the first spirits brand to include information on alcohol and calorie content on its packaging.
Glenfiddich has released a new whisky dedicated to the United States.
Paris, better known for its wine culture, is set to host Europe’s largest whisky and spirit tasting show.
Royal Salute has launched The Eternal Reserve, a blended Scotch created using a specific technique to create a whisky that is said to “live forever”.
Drinks giant Suntory has sent whisky to the International Space Station to test how zero gravity affects the drink’s “mellowness”.
Japanese brewing and distilling company Suntory is sending its world-class whiskey to age where few liquors have gone before: outer space.
Ballantine’s launches the world’s first whisky magazine on Instagram.
The Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength whisky from Taiwan was named the world’s best single malt whisky 2015.
Johnnie Walker and Thin Film Electronics have developed a “smart bottle” that can reveal if it is genuine or has been tampered with.
To mark the Chinese New Year, Johnnie Walker & Sons has released a limited edition series of bottles that fete the Year of the Ram.
Britain’s whisky trade is worth over £5 billion to the economy each year and provides over 40,000 jobs, according to a recent study.
Whisky maker Macallan has tapped fashion photographer Mario Testino to collaborate on a limited edition single malt whisky collector’s set.
Diageo has officially unveiled a new flavored extension to its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand, Regal Apple.
Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 has been given the title by Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible – which describes the drink as a work of ‘near incredible genius’.
Winners of the 45th edition of the International Wine and Spirit Competition out of the UK have been announced.
A Taiwanese whisky beat a trio of top Scottish blends in a connoisseurs’ blind taste test organised to mark Scotland’s annual Burn’s Night festivities.
Johnnie Walker Blue Label has unveiled The Gentleman’s Wager, the full short starring Jude Law.
A group of Norwegian whisky enthusiasts plan to launch the world’s first Arctic whisky later this year.