Many of you will have heard talk of the ‘circular economy’. They are popular buzzwords, but what do they mean in reality?
Scotch Whisky has been registered as a geographical indication (GI) – a whisky produced in Scotland in accordance with UK law – in the 17 member countries of the Organisation Africaine de la Propriete Intellectuelle (OAPI).
The Association's response the the Advocate General's opinion on the Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol.
Like Scotland, the SWA's new London office is open for business.
Scotch Whisky has been recognised as a ‘geographical indication’ (GI) – meaning the description can only be used on whisky produced in Scotland in accordance with UK law - for the first time in an African country.
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union and South Korea will have been in force for four years on 1 July.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has named a serving British Ambassador, Sarah Dickson, as its new director of global affairs, responsible for the trade body’s international and European Union business.
Scotch Whisky distilleries are attracting more visitors from the UK and across the globe than ever before, with more than 1.5 million people coming to see how the iconic product is made last year.
A range of topics were discussed covering current opportunities and challenges for the industry and Scottish Government including exports, supply chain, Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink, Whisky month (May), tourism and the industry’s Environmental Strategy.
A blog to mark 100 years since the passing of the Immature Spirits Act which introduced a compulsory period of bonding for the first time.