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Pernod Ricard unveils 20%-abv Beefeater Light, Ballantine's Light

19 Jan 2021

Pernod Ricard is lining up the launches of 20%-abv "Light" expressions under its Beefeater gin and Ballantine's blended Scotch whisky brands.

Why aged spirits should be wary of opaque low- & no-alcohol trend - comment

10 Nov 2020

The seemingly-unstoppable rise of the low- & no-alcohol movement has resulted in an abundance of new brands and line extensions. But, Amy Hopkins warns, aged spirits would do well to tread carefully, lest they lose the consumer's trust and respect.

Roust to go it alone in UK as William Grant & Sons tie-up draws to a close

19 Oct 2020

Roust Group is running down its current UK distribution arrangement with William Grant & Sons, with the handling of its brands in the country set to move in-house.

Whyte & Mackay urges Travel Retail to embrace digital amid coronavirus slump

12 Oct 2020

The Global Travel Retail industry should not wait for consumers to start flying again and must engage the few remaining passengers left through digital activations, Whyte & Mackay has said.

Ex-Whyte & Mackay head unveils US$19m Wolfcraig Scotch distillery plan

9 Oct 2020

Former Whyte & Mackay chief executive Michael Lunn is to set up a new Scotch whisky distiller in Stirling.

Whyte & Mackay’s Wildcat Passion gin - Product Launch

22 Jul 2020

Whyte & Mackay has added a new flavoured expression to its Wildcat Gin brand's UK portfolio.

Whyte & Mackay’s Fettercairn 16 Years Old - Product Launch

5 Jun 2020

Whyte & Mackay has added another expression to its core range of single malt whisky under its Fettercairn brand.

Hebridean Islands whisky industry launches virtual tastings to raise spirits

29 Apr 2020

A group of businesses on the Scottish Hebridean Islands have clubbed together to launch a virtual whisky tasting for the local communities.

Whyte & Mackay's Jura Very Rare Vintage 1975 - Product Launch

28 Apr 2020

Whyte & Mackay has launched a limited-edition expression to its Jura’s single malt scotch whisky range.

Whyte & Mackay's The Dalmore 51 Year Old single malt - Product Launch

18 Feb 2020

Whyte & Mackay has released a limited run of a 51-year-old The Dalmore single malt Scotch whisky into Travel Retail.

The spirits category in 2019 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part IV - FREE TO ACCESS

23 Dec 2019

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, editor Olly Wehring picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category in 2019 in just-drinks' two-part review.

Whyte & Mackay's Jura Rare Vintage 1989 Scotch whisky - Product Launch

22 Nov 2019

Whyte & Mackay has added another expression to its limited-edition line of Rare Vintage bottlings from its Jura single malt brand.

Whyte & Mackay’s The Dalmore Global Travel Retail range - Product Launch

7 Oct 2019

Whyte & Mackay has readied a three-strong line-up of single malt expressions from its Jura-based Scotch whisky distillery, The Dalmore.

Whyte & Mackay's Wildcat Bramble Gin - Product Launch

30 Sep 2019

Whyte & Mackay has added a flavoured expression to its Wild Cat gin brand.

Whyte & Mackay's Travel Retail-exclusive Fettercairn single malts - Product Launch

5 Sep 2019

Whyte & Mackay has added to its revamped Fettercairn Scotch whisky portfolio with two Travel Retail exclusives.

Whyte & Mackay’s Jura Two-One-Two #1 13-year-old single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch

3 Sep 2019

Whyte & Mackay has launched an annual bottling of a 13-year-old single malt from its Jura Scotch whisky brand.

Whyte & Mackay Scotch whisky gets bottle upgrade

3 Jul 2019

Whyte & Mackay has lined up a pack refresh for its namesake Scotch whisky brand.

Whyte & Mackay seeks Jura brand manager for Scottish island post - video

20 Jun 2019

Whyte & Mackay, the Scotch whisky arm of Emperador, has opened applications for a brand-home manager to move to the remote Scottish island of Jura.

Whyte & Mackay teams Wildcat Gin with The Crystal Maze in UK - UK gin data

19 Jun 2019

Whyte & Mackay has secured a marketing partnership for its recently-launched Wildcat gin brand with UK TV show The Crystal Maze.

Why brown spirits is behind the low- & no-alcohol curve - Comment

11 Jun 2019

With the booming trend of no-abv white 'spirits', Neil Ridley wonders whether the dark spirits sector will follow suit and who will be the first to really crack the potentially flavoursome formula.

Whyte & Mackay Light spirit drink - Product Launch

28 May 2019

Whyte & Mackay has released details of a lower-abv version of its namesake Scotch whisky brand in the UK, under the name Whyte & Mackay Light.

Whyte & Mackay lines up UK Jura push – video

14 May 2019

Whyte & Mackay, the Scotch whisky arm of Emperador, has rolled out a new campaign in the UK for its Jura single malt.

Whyte & Mackay's Jura Time and Tide 21-year-old whiskies - Product Launch

8 May 2019

Whyte & Mackay, the Scotch whisky arm of Emperador, has launched a pair of single malt Jura whiskies.

Whyte & Mackay's Tamnavulin Sherry Cask Scotch whisky - Product Launch

7 May 2019

Whyte & Mackay has launched a Sherry-cask-finished expression of its Tamnavulin Speyside single malt.

Whyte & Mackay's The Whisky Works Scotch whisky range - Product Launch

26 Mar 2019

Whyte & Mackay has lined up two Scotch whisky iterations from its The Whisky Works project. The concept, run independently by Whyte & Mackay blender and whisky maker Gregg Glass, kicks off with a pair of "experimental whiskies" later this month.

Whyte & Mackay gin Wildcat to go on UK tour with LGBT club night

22 Mar 2019

Whyte & Mackay has partnered with an LGBT entertainment group for a new marketing push in the UK for the Wildcat gin brand.

Whyte & Mackay's Jura Prestige Range - Product Launch

11 Dec 2018

Whyte & Mackay has introduced a new range of "old and rare" whiskies from its Jura distillery.

International Beverage appoints ex-Whyte & Mackay marketing director for Inver House Distillers

9 Oct 2018

International Beverage has confirmed a change of marketing director, with a former Heineken and Whyte & Mackay executive assuming the role.

Whyte & Mackay's Wildcat Gin - Product Launch

3 Oct 2018

Whyte & Mackay has added a gin to its owned spirits portfolio in the UK. The Scotch whisky specialist, which owns the Jura and The Dalmore single malts, as well as its namesake blended Scotch, is launching Wildcat Gin in the country this week.

Whyte & Mackay urges UK consumers to rethink Sherry with new Harveys The Bristol Cream bottle

1 Oct 2018

Whyte & Mackay has relaunched its Harveys sherry brand in the UK market as it looks to encourage consumers to serve the product chilled.





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