An updated summary of the challenges and potential opportunities faced by the industry before, during and after Brexit.
An Indian court has granted a temporary injunction against two Indian drinks companies claimed to be “passing off” local whisky as Scotch Whisky.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has welcomed Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as it should provide a more transparent and predictable trading environment for Scotch Whisky importers.
Scotch Whisky exports hit a record high as the Scotch Whisky Association unveiled Ian Curle, chief executive of The Edrington Group, as its new chairman.
The extra legal protection granted to Scotch Whisky in Turkey is being recognised this week as part of a celebration of Scottish Food and Drink in Ankara.
Gavin Hewitt, chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), has been elected President of the European Spirits Organisation – CEPS.
Scotch Whisky distillers have urged MSPs to reject minimum pricing for alcohol when the Scottish Parliament votes at the final stage of the Alcohol Bill’s parliamentary process tomorrow (10 November 2010).
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has warned consumers not to be taken in by a product which claims to be “the world’s first alcohol free whisky”. The SWA said there can be no such product and such a description is illegal in the European Union and many other countries.
As 2011 drew to a close, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) planned for its centenary celebration in 2012; there were many reasons for the industry to celebrate.
Exports of Scotch Whisky hit record levels again in 2011, up almost a quarter to £4.23bn from 2010. Such success is built on years of hard work, investing for the future, excellent marketing and innovation by the industry.
The UK spirits sector has beaten government energy efficiency targets. Investment in energy saving schemes is paying off for Scotch Whisky distilleries.
At this week’s Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference 2011 in Glasgow, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA)emphasised “environmental excellence” as a key consideration in the industry’s investment decisions to ensure sustainability and long-term competitiveness. The SWA also called for government action to underpin distillers’ green commitments.