Iona Stephen becomes Loch Lomond brand ambassador

Scotch whisky distiller Loch Lomond has appointed professional golfer Iona Stephen as its brand ambassador. Stephen will work alongside current brand ambassadors Colin Montgomerie, Cristie Kerr and Darren Clarke to promote Loch Lomond’s range of single malts worldwide. “A Scotch single malt is my drink of choice, so naturally I am absolutely delighted to be working closely with the team at Loch Lomond Whiskies,” said Stephen. “I am proud to be Scottish, a country renowned…

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Nikka to discontinue Taketsuru whiskies

Japanese whisky brand Nikka has confirmed it will discontinue its Taketsuru Pure Malt 17-, 21- and 25-year-old whiskies, and will replace its no-age-statement (NAS) Taketsuru Pure Malt with a new expression. The Asahi Breweries-owned Japanese whisky maker will delist all four whiskies in all markets in March, leaving just a strictly allocated amount of bottles available in select markets. Emiko Kaji, international business development manager at Asahi Breweries, said: “We, Asahi Breweries Ltd in Tokyo,…

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