Diageo has revealed plans to build a US$75m malt whisky distillery in southwestern China.

Elixir Distillers has been granted permission to build a new distillery in Islay with construction set to begin this year.

Angostura is poised to increase its daily production capacity to 13,500 litres after unveiling a multimillion-dollar water recovery facility.

Chivas Brothers boss Christian Porta has told journalists and analysts today that the next significant development for its scotch whisky business will be to build a new distillery.

Bombay Sapphire gin is to launch a global digital campaign, aimed at the social media market.

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For about six hours in early October the world was brought to a standstill. However, it wasn’t the outbreak of a global pandemic that spread panic, but the simultaneous crash of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.

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