Covid-19 will cause more damage than financial crisis

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic will have a “deeper and more long-lasting impact” on the global drinks industry than the 2008 financial crash, according to IWSR Drinks Market Analysis. Following the financial crisis more than a decade ago, changes to consumer demand affected the beverage alcohol industry. As the industry is once again under pressure, market analysis firm IWSR has assessed whether similar patterns could unfold following the Covid-19 pandemic. According to IWSR, both the financial…

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Daftmill offers whisky fans 2008 vintage by the dram

Lowland distillery Daftmill is side-stepping ‘bottle flippers’ by offering its 2008 vintage single cask expression by the dram in select Scottish bars. Berry Bros & Rudd and Daftmill have teamed up to sell Daftmill Single Cask 2008 #68 in 25ml measures for the price of £10 (US$13). Bottles will not be available to buy. Described as a first for the industry, the expression will only be available to buy at venues operated by Scottish chain…

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