Zenith Global has released the latest mergers & acquisitions data across beer, wine and spirits from November 2020 to January 2021, including some strategic investments through minority stakes, such as C&C Group buying into Scottish
Dominican Republic’s Brugal & Co. was founded by Don Andrés Brugal Montaner in 1888 and Jassil Villanueva is part of the latest generation to become involved in the family rum business. She was kind enough
Although France is best known for producing Cognac and Champagne, it is also a growing producer of whisky since the Warenghem distillery developed the first French whisky – the WB blend – back in 1983,
The Inside the Cask blog has been a passion of mine since its inception in 2016, and the number of visitors to the site and subscribers to the blog continues to grow. A big thank
The founders of Falkirk Distillery embarked on a dream of building their own Lowland Whisky distillery over 10 years ago and this was finally realised in November 2020. The company behind the distillery is owned
“Keepers Of The Mystery” is a Classic Scotch Whisky Documentary from circa 1950, lasting 15 minutes. “Scotch Whisky” a film made by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) from 1947, lasting just under 10 minutes.
The Water of Life Film launches in January 2021 with a unique virtual on-line celebration of Scotch Whisky and its craftsmen, chemists, and renegades who saved it, and in the process, ignited a single malt
Award-winning independent distiller, Glen Scotia, has introduced a new rare 30 Year Old Single Malt scotch whisky to its range. Presented in a luxurious hand-made case, created from sustainably sourced solid oak, the Glen Scotia
Made in the heart of Essex at a small batch distillery started up by two friends – Charles Handbridge and Mike Tyler – this London Dry Gin is where it all started for C&M Distilling
Legumes, such as broad beans and peas, would not automatically be associated with the production of an IPA beer or gin. However both of these have actually been used and created in Scotland as part
At a recent webinar by Abertay University on Gin Research and Education, Kirsty Black from Arbikie Distillery and Professor Graeme Walker shared many insights into Gin education and research being conducted currently. One of the
I recently took part in a virtual tasting session with Welsh whiskies from Penderyn Distillery. It really brought home how they are honouring the legacy of the first commercial whisky distillery in Wales from the
The Drummond MacDougall’s Single Malt Society is St. Louis’ main scotch whisky club, based in Missouri USA. They have an imaginary “Club Founder”, a great website and been around since 2009, with over 150 members.
Darryl McNally is responsible for the Dublin Liberties Distillery and the Irish Whiskeys from Quintessential Brands Group. I recently took part in a tasting of their Irish whiskey portfolio and he was kind enough to
The 158th Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Palace of Westminster with the launch of a limited-edition single malt whisky. Named ‘Point of Order’ after