Spotlight - Blended malts

Blended malt is often regarded as the ‘mongrel’ of the Scotch category, but it is clearly a growth area. Some consider the combination of the kudos of malt with the brand-friendly flexibility of blends to be a winning formula. Richard Woodard is not so sure.

Blending in: the malt with dual personality

18 January 2007

Blended malt is often regarded as the ‘mongrel’ of the Scotch category, but it is clearly a growth area. Some consider the combination of the kudos of malt with the brand-friendly flexibility of blends to be a winning formula. Richard Woodard is not so sure.

UK: Scotch industry plays down supply fears

30 October 2006

The Scotch Whisky Association has said today (30 October) that its members are relaxed about stock levels despite a warning that soaring demand in China has led to supply problems in the UK.

Cardhu: defending the "indefensible"

10 November 2003

The row that has erupted over Diageo's decision to alter the content of its Cardhu Scotch brand has far wider implications for the industry as a whole than whether the drinks giant is sacrificing Scotch heritage for its bottom line, as Chris Brook-Carter discusses.

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