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The Macallan Single Malt

The Macallan Single Malt

The Macallan is a single malt Scotch whisky, produced at Macallan Distillery near Easter Elchies House, at Craigellachie in the Speyside region. Originally, The Macallan was only matured in oak sherry casks brought to the distillery from Jerez, Spain. Beginning in 2004, The Macallan introduced a new main product, the Fine Oak series, with the whisky mellowed in bourbon oak casks as well as sherry ones. In 2007, a bottle of 1926 vintage The Macallan was sold at a Christie's auction for $54,000, making it one of the most expensive bottles of liquor ever sold. [...more]

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Authentic Scotch Whisky to receive new protection measures

Authentic Scotch Whisky to receive new protection measures

New guidelines to protect whisky from foreign imitation, including new rules on labelling and bottling, are coming into force in Scotland on Monday. There will be a new requirement to only bottle Single Malts in Scotland, and tighter rules on the use of distillery names on bottle labels. [...more]

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Inver House to launch local bottled Scotch in Belarus

Inver House to launch local bottled Scotch in Belarus

Strong rumours from Belarus that the Minsk Kristall Distillery has concluded a deal with Inverhouse Distillers to bottle two of their Scotch Whisky brands : Inver House and Highland Cup. [...more]

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Scotch Whisky Association wins Protection Battle in Italian Courts

Scotch Whisky Association wins Protection Battle in Italian Courts

A long fight by the Scotch Whisky Association to protect consumers from imitation ‘Scotch Whiskies’ in Italy has come to a successful end in the Italian Supreme Court. [...more]

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