Scotch whisky suffers £500,000 loss after US tariffs

US tariffs imposed on single malt Scotch in October 2019 have now cost the industry more than £500,000 (US$685,175) in exports and are inflicting ‘long-term harm’ on the sector, a leading trade body has warned. Since single malts were subjected to the tariffs, exports of Scotch whisky to the US have plummeted by 35%. The tariffs were introduced due to an ongoing dispute between the US and the EU regarding plane manufacturers Airbus and Boeing.…

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Speyside Distillers to build single malt distillery

Scotch whisky producer Speyside Distillers has revealed plans to open a second single malt distillery in the region. Single malt whisky and gin maker Speyside Distillers operates the Speyside Distillery near Kingussie in the foothills of the Cairngorms National Park. The firm produces the Spey and Beinn Dubh single malt whisky brands and Byron’s Gin. The company is preparing to build a second distillery in Speyside as part of its ‘ambitious’ expansion plans. Full details…

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Glenmorangie creates colourful campaign

Highland single malt Scotch brand Glenmorangie has released a colourful campaign that reimagines everyday moments as ‘wonderful’ experiences. Created in partnership with famed photographer Miles Aldridge and agency DDB Paris, the campaign comes with the tagline “it’s kind of delicious and wonderful”. The advert depicts six everyday experiences as ‘wonderful moments’ using vibrant colours and cinematic style. The campaign went live in the UK via social media and high-profile out-of-home locations in London on 14…

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Eden Mill launches new whisky and hamper

Scottish distiller Eden Mill has released 800 bottles of its 2020 single malt and a limited edition hamper containing two new Hip Flask Series whiskies. The 2020 release is the fourth single malt whisky from Eden Mill in three years. The expression was unveiled to mark St Andrew’s Day today (30 November) and follows the release of the 2019 bottling and 2018 whisky.  The distiller released its inaugural single malt whisky range, the Hip Flask…

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Westward unveils redesign and new whiskey

American single malt whiskey brand Westward has revamped its packaging and added a new permanent expression to its range – Westward American Single Malt Pinot Noir Cask. The new release joins the brand’s original single malt and Westward American Single Malt Stout Cask expressions. Westward American Single Malt Pinot Noir Cask was created in partnership with select Willamette Valley producers, including Bergstrom Wines and Suzor Wines to name just two. To create the new release,…

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