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Interview: Diageo’s Head Of Whiskies, Nick Morgan

While the Johnnie Walker brand—with retail sales of $5.8 billion annually, according to Impact Databank—may be the standard-bearer for Diageo’s Scotch whisky portfolio, the company is also actively cultivating global demand for its upscale single malt Scotches. In Diageo’s fiscal year ended in June, its single malt stable—including Talisker, Oban, Lagavulin, The Singleton, Dalwhinnie, Clynelish, Cragganmore and others—showed collective 18% net sales growth. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently interviewed Diageo head of whiskies Nick Morgan to get his take on the rapidly developing market for single malts and the opportunities and challenges ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 20, 2014

News Briefs for October 7, 2014

•Canadian Club has released an all-rye grain whisky called Canadian Club Chairman’s Select 100% Rye, according to Whisky Advocate. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 7, 2014