UK distillers and wine industry launch ‘Drop the Duty!’ campaign calling for a 2% cut in duty
David Williamson, SWA Government & Communications Director, on Scotch Whisky and EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Pierre Pringuet, chief executive and vice chairman of Pernod Ricard, owner of the Chivas Brothers Scotch Whisky company, has been appointed as the new chairman of The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).
SWA reaction to Lord Smith's report.
The SWA believes the recent Scottish referendum debate demonstrated the need for politicians and business to collaborate better to address long-term economic challenges. In that context, we welcome the opportunity to play a constructive role in the work of the Smith Commission.
SWA legal advisers deliver a training session in Lyon to support and educate the enforcement authorities on how to identify fake “Scotch Whisky”.
Scotland's leading business, industry and employer organisations have today issued a joint statement urging the Scottish and UK governments to focus any new devolution settlement on driving economic growth.
While Scotch Whisky exports to some key markets, such as France and Taiwan, increased in the first six months of 2014, the overall trend was downwards with economic headwinds and uncertainty having an impact.
David Frost, SWA chief executive, reacts to Scottish referendum vote.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), the industry trade body, has become the first UK group to join Geneva-based Organisation for International Geographical Indications Network (ORIGIN).