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THE Glenlivet Whisky appoints new Brand Manager

THE Glenlivet Whisky appoints new Brand Manager

05/03/2019 - 10:19
THE Glenlivet’s new South African Brand Manager is THE Keval Ramraj, a young man who has his finger on the pulse of the world of single malt whisky – and whose competitive edge bodes well for the future of this whisky brand that owns the reputation of being THE single malt whisky in the world.  read more
Bain's launches SA's oldest Single Grain Whisky in Travel Retail

Bain's launches SA's oldest Single Grain Whisky in Travel Retail

18/02/2019 - 18:32
Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, the proudly South African and internationally award-winning single grain whisky, has launched a limited edition 15-Year-Old Single Grain Whisky exclusive to Big5 Duty Free Cape Town International and OR Tambo International Airports, and The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington. read more
Johnnie Walker creates 50-year-aged Masters’ Edition whisky

Johnnie Walker creates 50-year-aged Masters’ Edition whisky

22/10/2018 - 08:52
Johnnie Walker has created a limited-edition, 50-year-aged, triple-matured scotch whisky called the Johnnie Walker Masters’ Edition. read more
Pernod Ricard sales up 10% on demand from China and India

Pernod Ricard sales up 10% on demand from China and India

18/10/2018 - 14:09
Spirits group Pernod Ricard posted a stronger-than-expected 10.4% rise in first-quarter underlying sales, helped by higher demand in China and India, and despite slower growth in its main market in the US. read more
Pernod Ricard subsidiary plans 150m euro investment in Ireland

Pernod Ricard subsidiary plans 150m euro investment in Ireland

17/10/2018 - 10:43
Pernod Ricard-owned Irish Distillers will invest over €150 million at its sites in Cork and Dublin to meet a continued rise in demand for Irish whiskey. read more
U.S. whisky imports to South Africa surge

U.S. whisky imports to South Africa surge

05/07/2018 - 10:39
US whisky imports to the country grew to over US$10m last year. The imports surged by more than 17 percent in 2016, from US$8.9m to over US$10.5m in 2017. read more
Checkers unveils first SA whisky added to exclusive Private Barrel Co. range

Checkers unveils first SA whisky added to exclusive Private Barrel Co. range

24/04/2018 - 14:38
The House of Fine Whisky at Checkers LiquorShop unveiled its latest addition and the first South African whisky to join its exclusive Private Barrel Co. collection of whiskies - a 6-year-old James Sedgwick single malt - at an exclusive event hosted at the award-winning James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington, Cape Town. read more
 Bunnahabhain 25-year-old voted best Islay single malt

Bunnahabhain 25-year-old voted best Islay single malt

04/04/2018 - 08:15
The sought-after Bunnahabhain connoisseur range of single malt whiskies continues to impress spirits judges worldwide. Bunnahabhain 25-year-old was recently highlighted as the best single malt whisky from the Scotch island of Islay by the judges of the prestigious 2018 World Whiskies Awards.  read more
Pernod Ricard posts stronger sales in quarter one on Chinese demand

Pernod Ricard posts stronger sales in quarter one on Chinese demand

19/10/2017 - 15:09
Pernod Ricard posted a stronger than expected jump in first-quarter underlying sales, helped by accelerating Chinese demand for its high-margin Martell cognac and its Chivas whisky. read more
Pernod Ricard completes sale of Glenallachie Whisky

Pernod Ricard completes sale of Glenallachie Whisky

04/10/2017 - 09:46
Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has announced the completion of the sale of the Glenallachie Whisky Distillery to a three-person consortium. read more
Aldi private label products win Scotch Whisky Masters honours

Aldi private label products win Scotch Whisky Masters honours

21/08/2017 - 09:48
Five of Aldi UK’s private label whiskies have picked up prizes in the Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters, with two gold medals and thee silver medals awarded to the German retailer. read more
Glenmorangie whisky distillery to purify waste water

Glenmorangie whisky distillery to purify waste water

26/05/2017 - 10:01
Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH) has announced plans to purify and clean the waste water from its whisky distillation process at Glenmorangie. read more
Aldi Whisky voted among 'Best In The World' at International spirits challenge

Aldi Whisky voted among 'Best In The World' at International spirits challenge

15/05/2017 - 10:40
Aldi UK's own-label whiskies have been awarded six medals at the International Spirits Challenge (ISC). read more
Jameson wins ad battle against rival Hennessy

Jameson wins ad battle against rival Hennessy

09/12/2015 - 10:18
Alcoholic spirit brands Hennessy and Jameson have battled it out in the ad arena‚ and Jameson has won. read more
Japanese whisky makers drum up support for their drams

Japanese whisky makers drum up support for their drams

06/01/2014 - 09:06
Tokyo - Japan's whisky distilleries are expanding production as their malts become serious contenders against Scottish and Irish brands after years of being overshadowed at home and practically unheard of overseas. read more
Brewer in new drive to recruit whisky drinkers, Kenya

Brewer in new drive to recruit whisky drinkers, Kenya

11/11/2013 - 10:25
Kenya Breweries has unveiled East Africa’s first whisky festival to grow the drink’s sales. The drive, which is a campaign driven themed ‘Love Whisky Festival’ will take place during this month in different venues around Nairobi. read more
Germany key to Europe's flagging spirits volumes

Germany key to Europe's flagging spirits volumes

30/04/2013 - 08:12
Not only is Germany forming a last line of defence against the euro’s implosion, the land of steins and beer kellers also offers fertile ground to distillers foraging for sales in Western Europe’s withered landscape. read more
R230 000 for bottle of 'liquid gold'

R230 000 for bottle of 'liquid gold'

02/11/2012 - 08:37
Johannesburg - An anonymous South African has bought what could be the most expensive bottle of whisky in the country, it was reported on Wednesday. read more