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Comment - Spirits - Where Next for Scotch Whisky?

The Scotch whisky category appears to have hit a tipping point. What does the future look like for the until-recently booming category? Ian...

Scottish Independence and Scotch Whisky

The time is finally here: Today, Scotland decides. Will The Union remain or is Scotland set to declare its independence from the UK? With th...

Irish whiskey eyes a slice of Scotch's global pie

We've had a reminder this month of the high levels of investment being ploughed into the renaissance of Irish whiskey by emerging players....

Comment - An Opinion on Scottish Independence?

On Thursday 18 September, the residents of Scotland will take to the polls to consider a question, their answer to which could have huge rep...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO - Part II 12 Feb 2015

Olly Wehring

In the second part of just-drinks' exclusive interview with the outgoing CEO of Pernod Ricard, Pierre Pringuet, here he looks back at some of the deals that have shaped the company, and his role in their negotiation.


Interview - Edrington CEO Ian Curle Pt II 23 Jan 2014

Olly Wehring

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the CEO of Edrington, Ian Curle set out why his company was bringing its global distribution in-house and investing heavily in its The Macallan Scotch whisky. In part two, Curle talks about his company's unique ownership structure and shares his thoughts on the next possible golden era for Scotch.

Latest News

R&B Distillers to open Scotch whisky distillery 26 May 2015

Lucy Britner

R&B Distillers plans to open the first legal whisky distillery on the island of Raasay, just off the coast of Skye.


Scotch fans spend US$77m on distillery visits 26 May 2015

Lucy Britner

Around 1.5m people visited Scotch whisky distilleries in 2014, according to figures from the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) today.


just a While Ago - On 8 May in... 8 May 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just the week in - Spirits & Wine 2 Apr 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just a While Ago - On 1 April in... 1 Apr 2015

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Latest blogs

Scotch is great, says Scotch Whisky Association 28 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

To support the release of its latest report, entitled ‘The Economic Impact of Scotch Whisky Production in the UK’, trade body The Scotch Whisky Association has released this video, highlighting the size, scale and importance of the Scotch industry.

Company research

Global Spirits Market: News and Events December 2013

Global Spirits Market: News and Events December 2013

The report provides a review of the latest news and key events in the global spirits market during December 2013. Summary Using this report, marketers will effectively gain an insight into the latest...

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Global Spirits Market: News and Events January 2015

Global Spirits Market: News and Events January 2015

The report provides a review of the latest news and key events in the global spirits market during January....

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Global Wine Market: News and Events January 2015

Global Wine Market: News and Events January 2015

The report provides a review of the latest news and key events in the global wine market during January....

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