William Grant charity auction raises £100,409

Glenfiddich owner William Grant & Sons has raised £100,409 (US$132,300) from its online charity auction, which will be donated to two charities, The Drinks Trust and The Ben in Scotland. The #StandFast Charity Auction took place online via Whisky.Auction from 19-28 July, and was hosted by William Grant & Sons’ brands, including Hendrick’s Gin, Glenfiddich, The Balvenie, Monkey Shoulder, Sailor Jerry, Tullamore Dew, Drambuie, Reyka Vodka and more. Chris Gardner, CEO of The Ben in…

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Distell gives 10% of Scotch whisky sales to help on-trade

South African drinks group Distell is donating 10% of online sales from its Tobermory, Bunnahabhain and Deanston Scotch whisky distilleries to support hospitality workers across the country. The proceeds will be donated to Scottish drinks industry charity The Ben to help on-trade employees affected by covid-19. The Ben said it has faced “unprecedented demand” for its services, which include social, emotional and financial support for the licensed trade. Fraser Thornton, managing director of Distell, said:…

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