An updated summary of the challenges and potential opportunities faced by the industry before, during and after Brexit.
Scottish Government plans to introduce alcohol minimum pricing suffered a further serious setback today (March 4th, 2010), when the European Court of Justice ruled that minimum pricing of tobacco in Austria, France and Ireland is illegal.
Protection of Scotland’s national drink has received a double boost, with news that two important export markets have agreed to specifically recognise ‘Scotch Whisky’ as a product that can only be made in Scotland.
Campbell Evans, Government & Consumer Affairs Director at The Scotch Whisky Association, responds to a Health Select Committee report on alcohol published today (8 January).
Guidance for the Scotch Whisky Industry (Issue 2: January 2010)
New figures released today (8th December 2009) show that more than 807 million bottles of Scotch Whisky were shipped abroad during the first nine months of 2009.
The Statistical Report presents information about the activities of the Scotch Whisky industry during 2009.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has today (26 November) re-affirmed the industry’s commitment to work with all parties to address alcohol misuse and change attitudes to alcohol in Scotland.
Today is a defining moment for Scotland’s distillers. We have been distilling whisky in Scotland for over five hundred years. Today, however, landmark rules covering every aspect of the making, bottling, and labelling of Scotch Whisky come into force.
Landmark Scotch Whisky Regulations covering every aspect of the making, bottling, and labelling of Scotch Whisky come into force today (23 November 2009).
The Scotch Whisky Regulations 2009 (SWR) came into force on 23 November 2009*. They replaced the Scotch Whisky Act 1988 and the Scotch Whisky Order 1990.