Scotch Whisky

The Glenlivet To Triple Production

By Richard Thomas Cairngorms National Park Authority has granted permission to Chivas Brothers, owner The Glenlivet, permission to construct expansions to the distillery that should result in a tripling of its production capacity. According to Scotland’s The Herald, the project will create 13 permanent new jobs at the distillery. Earlier this year Pernod Ricard, the French corporate parent of Chivas ...

Read More »

Compass Box The Lost Blend Scotch Review

Compass Box The Lost Blend Vatted Malt

By Richard Thomas Rating: B+ As independent bottlers are dependent on others for their stock, they sometimes find they must discontinue certain expressions because the whiskeys involved in making them become unavailable. The crafty folks at Compass Box have been forced into this position several times, and one such instance was the company’s very first vatted malt, Eleuthera. In production ...

Read More »

Head Of Pernod Ricard To Head Scotch Whisky Association

By Richard Thomas Pierre Pringuet, CEO of the French drinks giant Pernod Ricard, was named the new head of the primary trade association of the Scotch whisky industry, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). Pernod Ricard owns Ballentine’s, Chivas Regal and the world’s second-ranked single malt, The Glenlivet, as well as Irish Distillers, producers of Jameson, Powers and Redbreast. Pringuet has ...

Read More »