Category Archives: Spirits market

Wild Turkey to open $161m distillery

Campari Group will invest US$161 million to open a second distillery for Wild Turkey Bourbon in Kentucky, US. The new distillery will increase Wild Turkey’s production capacity from nine million proof gallons to 14m proof gallons. It will be located adjacent to the existing Wild Turkey distillery in Lawrenceburg. Furthermore, the project will expand the waste treatment dry house process

Read more

The whisky distillery that wanted to fall down

When whisky fans Ian Stirling and Paddy Fletcher decided to build a distillery in the port district of Leith, they had little idea of what they were letting themselves in for. What started as a £1m project was to end up costing £12m, as huge engineering challenges emerged during its construction. At one point, the project’s structural engineer commented that

Read more

Bacardi Promotes Stephanie Macleod To Drive Premiumization and Growth of Its Whisky Business

 Bacardi is promoting Stephanie Macleod, Master Blender for its portfolio of Scotch whiskies, to a newly created role as Director of Blending, Scotch Whisky – a promotion that recognizes her talent and 25 years’ experience in crafting Scotch whisky. Stephanie became the first female Master Blender for DEWAR’S in 2006, following her official three-year training with the then Master Blender. She is

Read more
« Older Entries