In 2018, the export value of Scotch Whisky grew +7.8% by value, to a record £4.70bn. The number of 70cl bottles exported also reached record levels growing to the equivalent of 1.28bn, up +3.6%.
"Our case against Glen Buchenbach presented clear and compelling evidence to the court that 'Glen' is strongly associated with Scotland and Scotch Whisky, and the only reason to use 'Glen' for a German whisky is because of its undoubted association with Scotch Whisky.
The Scotch Whisky Association has welcomed the US-UK Spirits Agreement which will protect Scotch Whisky, and other whiskies, in the UK and US markets post-Brexit.
Thirteen projects set up to tackle alcohol misuse in Scotland have been granted awards by the Scotch Whisky Action Fund.
Scotland’s national drink has secured enhanced legal protection in Indonesia after the Scotch Whisky Association’s application to register “Scotch Whisky” as a Geographical Indication (GI) was successful.
Our statement following the publication of a Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union.
Blue Box Design's new state-of-the-art design and manufacturing facility has been officially opened by Karen Betts, Chief Executive, Scotch Whisky Association.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to continue the freeze on spirits duty in the 2018 Autumn Budget.
Scotch Whisky exports increased in the first half of 2018 to £1.97 billion, a 10.8% rise in the value of exports against the same period last year.
The majority of Scots (58%) believe an increase in Scotch Whisky excise duty would show that the UK government doesn’t care about the future Scotland, a new poll has found.