Sep 16th 2022 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 16.09.22

In a world where we can have a new PM, Head of State and Government in the space of a week. It’s nice to know that we have a constant in our weekly news update with our own, Connas…


Art of the Blend


The Art of the Blend is set to launch its first release in October, with veteran Max McFarlane collaborating on the dram as artistic creator.


Chivas Focus!


Chivas Brothers have announced its FY22 (July 2021 – June 2022) full-year performance and confirmed their focus on sustainability, following the Pernod Ricard FY22 Full-Year Sales and Results. Nice…


Malt Whisky Yearbook ‘23


Brand Ambassadors assemble! The 2023 instalment of The Malt Whisky Yearbook will be here on 1st October.


Harris Expansion!

Isle of Harris Distillery has a shiny new Warehouse. Cool…


Full Beam!


Beam Suntory have revealed further details of its US$400 million distillery expansion in Kentucky, which will increase production capacity by 50%. Wow!


Heineken get Distell!


Heineken have received competition clearance for its takeover of South Africa wine-and-spirits group Distell. Owners of Tobermory, Deanston and Bunnahabhain Distilleries. Most interesting!


A Bulleit Without our Name on it!


Diageo have obtained an injunction to prohibit a competitor from using a whiskey bottle that's too similar to one they use for Bulleit Bourbon.


Riveting First!


Copper Rivet have released their first Single Cask, Cask Strength, Single Malt Whisky, “Masthouse Single Malt Whisky Cask #137”. It won’t last long!


And Finally…


I’ve been wondering.

Why are we allowed to see into the washing machine. But not the dishwasher?

Answers on a postcard etc…

And we’ll see you here next week!

Connas

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