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Diageo At Odds With Scotch Whisky Association Over Potential Innovations

Diageo is said to be exploring ways to change Scotch whisky’s production regulations in an effort to experiment and broaden the category’s appeal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 26, 2018

Scotch Shows Strong Value Growth In U.S. In First Half

Scotch whisky exports to the U.S. market surged by value in the first half of the year, driven by the single malt segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 31, 2017

Single Malt Spurs Scotch Whisky Growth In The U.S.

Strong growth in the single malt segment drove Scotch whisky exports to gains in both volume and value in 2016, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), marking a solid performance after years of mixed results. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 1, 2017

U.K.’s E.U. Exit Unleashes Uncertainty For U.S. Wine And Spirits Industry

With Scotch whisky heavily reliant on the European Union, and the U.K. one of the most important export markets for California wine, the drinks industry is dealing with a strong tide of uncertainty in the wake of the shocking Brexit decision.

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Posted in News on June 27, 2016

Scotch Exports Slip 3%, But Industry Sees Growth On The Horizon

Scotch whisky exports continued to decline in the six months through June, falling 3% by both volume and value—to 517 million bottles and £1.7 billion ($2.6b), respectively—but the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) says it sees “clear evidence” of improving conditions for the category, despite some economic headwinds. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 5, 2015

Scotch Exports Flat Amid China’s Dropoff, But Single Malt Propels U.S. To Record High

Scotch exports were flat by value in 2013 due largely to a sharp dropoff in China, but the category reached a record-high in the U.S. as its single malt segment continued to expand markedly. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 11, 2014