An updated summary of the challenges and potential opportunities faced by the industry before, during and after Brexit.
The Scotch Whisky industry is a lynchpin for Scotland’s economy, is vital to communities across Scotland, influences the country’s art and culture and is recognised globally. To celebrate its role in society, Scotch Whisky is being debated at an event at the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics 2012.
Useful facts and figures on the Scotch Whisky industry
Liz Lochhead, the Scots Makar or Scottish National Poet, has written a poem for the Centenary of the Scotch Whisky Association.
The Scotch Whisky Association launches Centenary celebrations
as Liz Lochhead, the Scottish National Poet, unveils specially-commissioned poem.
Full distillery visitors guide
Three of Scotland’s top whisky distillers took part in a whisky making and barrel filling ceremony at George Washington’s Distillery in the US this week to celebrate the Centenary of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).
Scotch Whisky exports continued to grow last year hitting a record £4.2billion in shipment value, up 23% on 2010 according to figures unveiled today by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).
The 5% increase in spirits duty in today’s Budget penalises the Scotch Whisky industry and consumers and undermines the growth agenda for the UK economy, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) said.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is celebrating its centenary this year. One of the highlights is set to be a major exhibition, Scotch Whisky: From Grain to Glass, in the Scottish Parliament.
Across Scotland, 10,000 people are directly employed and over 35,000 jobs are supported by the Scotch Whisky industry. This
report provides a snapshot of the many people employed in the industry. It gives a flavour of the diversity of skills and highlights the importance of the industry to local communities.