David Robertson, Holyrood Park distillery

£2m plan to open malt whisky distillery in the heart of Edinburgh

28 Aug 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

A former master blender at Macallan is behind plans to open the first single malt whisky distillery in Edinburgh for 90 years.

Formula One Mumm celebration

Champagne provides some fizz for Pernod Ricard as annual sales nudge ahead by 2%

27 Aug 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Champagne and Irish whiskey were among the main drivers of global growth for Pernod Ricard in 2014/15, though the spirits giant turned in only a modest overall sales increase of 2%. The company described the performance as “solid”.

Jack Daniel's Honey

Brown-Forman sales take 2% hit in Q1 on back of currency woes

27 Aug 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Jack Daniel’s producer Brown-Forman reported a 2% decline in net sales to US$900 million (£581.2 million) in the first quarter, to July 31, after being hit by currency exchange fluctuations.

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