Latest News - Useful information from the whisky industry in September 2009
Below is a full list of whisky news on Planet Whiskies. But if you would like to browse through the latest news month, by month please click on the below links and this will take you to the month in question. I have only been collection the latest whisky news for the last few months, but over time these links will increase.
Planet Whiskies will bring you the latest whisky press releases from around the world - September 2009
Latest Whisky News - Glengoyne Distillery celebrates a summer of success - 28th September, 2009
Dumgoyne, 28 September 2009; Scotland’s most beautiful distillery, Glengoyne, has reported its busiest summer season in its 175 year history with a massive 43% upsurge in visitor numbers in August alone.
Last month, 7,672 tourists visited the picturesque distillery located in the heart of the Trossachs, compared to 5,366 for the same period in 2008.
Stuart Hendry, Glengoyne’s Brand and Development Manager commented: “It has been a fantastic summer... Click to read more
Latest News - The Macallan 57 Year Old Single Malt Whisky in Lalique Decanter- 21st September, 2009
21.09.09 - (Perth, Scotland) Iconic luxury brands The Macallan and Lalique have launched the third decanter in The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection. The Macallan in Lalique Finest Cut decanter contains an exceptionally rare 57 years old single malt whisky valued at USD$15,000 and goes on sale in September 2009.
The Finest Cut decanter has been designed by the legendary French crystal house Lalique, exclusively for The Macallan. A limited edition of just 400 have been produced, each individually numbered and available in selected... Click to read more
Latest Whisky News - Chivas Regal - 3rd September 2009
Chivas Regal 18 Takes Leadership of the Ultra Premium Scotch Category
Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, has today announced that its Chivas Regal 18 Year Old whisky has become the clear leader of the global ultra premium Scotch category* having tripled its sales since 2004.
Chivas Brothers relaunched the brand in 2004 with new packaging and a new positioning that reflected its luxury offer whilst retaining links to Chivas Regal’s iconic status. In the past year it sold over 2.5 million bottles (or 200,000 9l cases) achieving ... Click to read more
Latest News from the whisky industry - Scottish Whisky Association - Thursday 3rd September 2009
Scottish Legislative Programme - SWA Response
In response to publication of the Scottish Government’s legislative programme today, which
includes plans to introduce minimum pricing of alcohol, The Scotch Whisky Association said: “We support a firm line on alcohol misuse but Government claims that minimum prices will not
damage Scotch are wrong and worryingly blind to the long-term harmful consequences for Scotch
Whisky sales globally.
"Minimum prices will hurt Scottish distillers at home and overseas. Government figures show little
evidence that this measure will tackle alcohol misuse, begging the question how high the price of
alcohol will have to be ... Click to read more
Latest Whisky News for Ardbeg Distillery - 1st September, 2009
Ardbeg Corryvreckan Launch -
Inspired by Europe’s Largest Whirlpool
The iconic whisky distillery Ardbeg – which has won the coveted World Whisky of the Year title two years running – announces today (Tuesday 1st September) the launch of Ardbeg Corryvreckan - a whisky inspired by the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool.
Corryvreckan is Europe’s largest, and the world’s second largest whirlpool. It lies near Jura and Islay, Ardbeg’s island home. Considered by the Royal Navy as one of the most dangerous stretches of water in the British Isles, the Corryvreckan whirlpool can be heard from a distance of ... Click to read more
Glengoyne Distillery announces return of 30 Year Old Highland Single Malt
Published Date: 21th February 2019
Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has announced the release of the second edition of Glengoyne 30 Year Old. Read more
Benromach starts 2019 in style with two rare and aged vintage expressions: Benromach Heritage 1972 and 1977 available worldwide
Published Date: 21th February 2019
The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has announced the release of two Heritage expressions, Benromach Heritage 1977, an exclusive 41-year-old single cask vintage (49.6% abv) and Benromach Heritage 1972, a rare 46-year-old single cask vintage (55.7% abv). Read more
Balcones Distilling Launches New Texas Pot Still Bourbon
Published Date: 19th February 2019
WACO, TEXAS: Balcones Distilling has today announced the launch of its Texas Pot Still Bourbon as the newest addition to the distillery’s core lineup of expressions. Read more
Wemyss Malts launches new website and Cask Club with an exclusive 35 year old Caol Ila
Published Date: 18th February 2019
Family whisky makers Wemyss Malts have relaunched wemyssmalts.com, a brand new website offering whisky fans the chance to join the Wemyss Malts Cask Club. Membership offers access to unique bottlings released solely to the members as well as preview purchases of the latest malt whisky releases. Read more
Exclusive Interview with Paul McDonagh owner of Bon Accord: Glasgow Whisky Bar
Published Date: 16th February 2019
It’s a pub that I have been into many times in the past, even before my passion for whisky took over. So, when I got the opportunity to meet the owner of “Bon Accord”, Paul McDonagh, I jumped at the chance. Read more