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Whisky tourism has grown in Scotland over the past two years, with one industry leader reporting an increase of almost 20 per cent in visitor numbers.
WASTE from more than a dozen distilleries is set to be turned into power for up to 9,000 homes after an energy developer secured funding for its £60.5 million project on Speyside.
Scotch whisky added £109 a second to the value of goods exported from the UK last year, new figures showed.
A BOTTLE of whisky has gone under the hammer in the Capital to raise money for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
SCOTCH whisky exports hit a new record in 2010, with figures due for release this week set to show sales rising strongly to £3.3 billion.
Scotsman Whisky will be hosting a live Q&A with Whyte & Mackay Master Blender Richard Paterson today at 12:30pm.
THE Scottish whisky industry is calling for a £1 billion hike in the duty paid on beer and wine, saying it is time for ministers to tax all alcoholic drinks at the same rate as spirits.
EVEN amid the turmoil of civil war, the chance to buy some rare Scotch whisky raises interest.
WHISKY auctioneer McTear's is predicting a record year for sales as it toasts the continued thirst for Scotland's national drink from American and Far East investors.
A GROWING taste for Scotch in the Gulf and Far East has helped lift annual sales at family-owned distiller Ian Macleod by more than a fifth.
Scotch whiskies ranked among the top-performers at Pernod Ricard which yesterday posted a 14 per cent rise in profits amid renewed speculation that it is in a tussle with Diageo to acquire some of the Fortune Brands portfolio.
MEMBERS of the European Parliament have been urged to vote in favour of a free trade agreement today that would remove South Korea's import duty on Scotch whisky.
THEY HAVE the sea, sand and sunshine, and now they want the whisky market. And they are prepared to mock us to get it. An international drinks company has stirred controversy between Scotland and Trinidad and Tobago by mocking Scotsmen in kilts in a bid to lure local drinkers back to native rum.
LVMH, the world's biggest luxury group and owner of Scotch whisky company Glenmorangie, beat forecasts with a 13 per cent rise in fourth-quarter comparable sales, boosted by a strong Christmas, and raised its dividend 27 per cent after a record year.
Fortune Brands, which makes Teachers blended whisky and Laphroaig single malt, reported a doubling in profits during 2010, to $496 million (£308m).
WOMEN are becoming increasingly fond of whisky, according to a new survey.
THREE bottles of rare Mackinlay's Scotch which were abandoned in Antarctica by the explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton are being returned to Scotland after more than a century.
A "dram in a can" may sound like sacrilege, but the story of whisky is littered with oddities, says Chris Marshall