The Islay Boys have announced plans to create Islay's 12th whisky distillery, Laggan Bay Distillery, at Glenegedale in Laggan Bay on Islay.

Germany’s first rye whiskey distillery has teamed up with export agency Proof Strength in a bid to boost its presence in various markets around the world.

Burn Stewart Distilleries claims to have unearthed casks containing 40-year old stocks of its flagship scotch brand Bunnahabhain.

Malaysia: Ian Macleod Distillers has set a new sales record for the company and the Malaysian Travel Retail industry.

Ian Macleod Distillers has purchased the Tamdhu distillery in Speyside, from the Edrington Group.

Ian Macleod Distillers has appointed Danielle Murphy as business development manager at its Scotland-based sales team.

UK spirits group Ian Macleod Distillers has recorded a 41% profit, buoyed by the growth of Glengoyne single malt whisky.

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Staffing crisis could open opportunities

The pandemic has thrown many challenges at bar owners over the past couple of years and the ones that survived the various lockdowns and restrictions deserve a pat on the back. However, while revenues are returning and bars are beginning to recruit once more, we’ve come up against a whole new set of problems, one of which is a global starring crisis.

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