Booze News! (July)

1st – 8th:

Barbados-rum brand Cockspur has been sold to Woodland Radicle. Read More Here.

Verdant Spirits seeks £20k for gin school. Read More Here.

Bunnahabhain announce renovation

Bunnahabhain announces £11m renovation and the release of three limited edition single malts. Read More Here.

Burleigh’s Gin has dismissed claims of administration. Read More Here.

Planning Permission granted for White Peak

First Derbyshire based distillery, White Peak, has been granted planning permission. Read More Here.

5% increase in sales of Scotch Whisky supports Scottish GDP growth. Read More Here.

GlenWyvis launch second share offer

Diageo celebrates 7% increase of tourist at its distilleries. Read More Here.

GlenWyvis Distillery launches second share offer. Read More Here

9th – 16th:

Car powered by whisky biofuel has its first, successful, test drive. Read More Here.

Bourbon at risk from potential EU trade retaliation. Read More Here.

Rare Whisky 101 look for £1m casks

Rare Whisky 101 on the look out for £1m casks. Read More Here.

Arran to launch final instalment of the Smugglers’ Series single malt. Read More Here.

Arran launch final Smugglers Series malt

Tanqueray overtakes Beefeater for the first time, seeing 15% growth in 2016. Read More Here.

Dewars to ‘get to the bottom’ of human faeces incident at the company’s site in Glasgow. Read More Here.

Artist rendering of new Buffalo Trace warehouses

Buffalo Trace announces the continued shortage of its bourbon as well details of planned expansion. Read More Here.

Berry Bros. have seen there sales climb in the full year report. Read More Here.

Glenallachie Distillery

Chivas Regal have sold Glenallachie to Billy Walker. Read More Here.

Moet-Hennessy purchases Woodinville Whiskey Co. Read More Here.

Woodinville Whiskey Distillery

Dunrobin whisky distillery seeks £5.5m investment. Read More Here.

Ellustria plans to unveil 3 new expression. Read More Here.

Warner Edward’s success has led to the brand experiencing a shortage of its products. Read More Here.

17th – 24th:
Stock Spirits has purchased a 25%  stake in The Dublin Liberties Distillery Co. Read More Here.

That Boutique-y Whisky Co. have released their 100th bottling. Read More Here.

Bladnoch Distillery

Bladnoch Distillery in Lowlands has restarted production of single malt whisky. Read More Here.

Macallan’s £100m+ new distillery will open next summer. Read More Here.

Artist’s depiction of Macallan’s new £100m+ distillery

Angus Dundee have launched a 50 year old grain whisky. Read More Here.

Tarquin’s Cornish Gin expands its portfolio with blackberry infusion. Read More Here.

Tomatin’s scotch-barrel aged tea

Heaven Hill honours Parker Beam with 11th release of Parker’s Heritage collection. Read More Here.

Martini have launched a bitter specifically for the negroni cocktail. Read More Here.

Tomatin have announced the world’s first Scotch-barrel aged tea and a new 1972 single malt. Read More Here.

25th – 31st:

Polar Explorer unveils arctic iceberg scotch whisky. Read More Here.

Dalmore launches £6,000 40-year old single malt. Read More Here.

The Polar Explorer Bottling

Cooper King, England’s smallest whisky distillery, launches Founders’ Club. Read More Here.

Chivas workers announce strike date. Read More Here.

Cooper King Founders’ Club Options

The Oxford Artisan Distillery, opens its doors to the public. Read More Here.

Loch Lomond Distillery adds to new expressions to its Island Collection. Read More Here.

Beam Suntory’s Japanese gin brand Roku

Douglas Laing confirmed plans for £10.7 million distillery in Glasgow. Read More Here.

Beam Suntory to launch Japanese gin brand Roku globally. Read More Here.

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