Scottish Whisky Association has been campaigning for the last several years for a reduced import
Renowned French distillers Pernod Ricard are targeting the Chinese youth with a cocktail kit deli
The Johnnie Walker label is synonymous with some of the world’s finest Scotch whisky. Originating in 15th century Scotland, the distillery was soon taken over by John Walker who wanted to provide a consistent-tasting whisky with his skilled blending and the rest, as they say, is history.
The Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, recently passed a bill appointing the first American president, George Washington, the Father Distiller of Virginia’s State Spirit. At Mount Vernon, the rye whiskey produced at Washington’s estate has been bestowed with this rare honour.
There was a time when most people were inclined to believe that a good whisky can but hail only from Scotland or Ireland. Over centuries this perception gradually changed, and when it did, Japanese whisky drew much attention and gained greatly in popularity.