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The ad was part of the US: Bacardi pulls Dewar's ad after "sexist" charge

11 December 2013

Bacardi has taken down an online advert for its Dewar's Scotch whisky brand after a backlash from viewers who branded the spot “sexist”.

In the Spotlight - Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

6 June 2013

It was Brown-Forman's “stellar year”, at least according to company CFO Don Berg.

Exclusive - UK/SWEDEN: Edrington Group trials flavoured Famous Grouse variants

31 May 2013

The Edrington Group has completed what it describes as a “research exercise” with flavoured variants of The Famous Grouse blended Scotch whisky.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Bacardi's Glen Deveron Royal Burgh Collection

22 April 2013

Bacardi's Glen Deveron Royal Burgh Collection

Comment - Spirits - Adding a Touch of Flavour to Scotch Whisky

25 March 2013

Earlier this month, Bacardi announced the launch of Dewar's Highlander Honey in the US. The move has ruffled feathers in Scotland, where the heritage and provenance of Scotch whisky is almost an obsession. Here's Ian Buxton with his take on the storm in a nosing glass.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

22 March 2013

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Exclusive - UK/US: Scotch Whisky Association raises concerns over Dewar's Highlander Honey

20 March 2013

The Scotch Whisky Association has admitted that it has “concerns” over Bacardi’s extension of its Dewar’s Scotch whisky brand in the US.

Comment - Dewar's Highlander Honey: The Start of Something New?

19 March 2013

You may have seen us get rather excited late last week when we broke a(nother) exclusive on just-drinks. When we found out that Bacardi has lined up an extension for its Dewar's Scotch whisky brand in the US, we initially started to go through the gears to get the usual information for a news story.

Exclusive - US: Dewar's Highlander Honey gets okay from SWA

15 March 2013

The Scotch Whisky Association has clarified that Bacardi's Dewar's Highlander Honey is not in breach of laws defining the term 'Scotch whisky'.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

15 March 2013

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just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

15 March 2013

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US: Beam Inc gives digital push to Canadian Club

28 November 2012

Beam Inc has launched a digital marketing push for its Canadian Club brand targeting males outside the whiskey sector.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

8 October 2010

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UK: Ian Macleod Distillers takes distribution from Harvey Miller Wine and Spirit Agencies

5 October 2010

Ian Macleod Distillers has decided to shift its UK and Ireland distribution from Harvey Miller Wine and Spirit Agencies and bring it in-house.

just the Answer - James Espey, The Last Drop Distillers

17 June 2010

From heading up Bailey's in its formative years and chairman of Chivas Brothers, to launching Malibu, Piat d'Or and the Classic Malts range, James Espey has been one of the drinks industry's true innovators over the last 40 years. His latest venture, The Last Drop Distillers has taken him into the ultra-premium spirits industry. Alongside long-term partners Peter Fleck and Tom Jago he has already found a 50-year-old Scotch blend – enough for 1,347 bottles – and begun selling it. He talks to Chris Brook-Carter about his plans for the business, his fears for the spirits industry and why the recession is a good thing.

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