Cognac exports reach ‘highest level’ in 2017

    Global Cognac exports reached their “highest level” in both value and volume in 2017, resulting in a turnover of €3.15 billion (US$3.85bn), according to Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac figures

    UK distillery numbers grow 15%

    A total of 49 new distilleries opened in the UK last year, while seven closed, according to HMRC figures released by the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA)

    Suntory unveils experimental Japanese whiskies

    Suntory has created a new Japanese whisky collection – called The Essence of Suntory Whisky – which includes experimental bottlings from the Yamazaki, Hakushu and Chita distilleries

Top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2017: 50-41