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The only way is up for minimum price

Architects of MUP will double down when they should fold

Budget 2018: Spirited cheers for the chancellor

Operators, trade groups and drinks firms were amongst those raising a glass to chancellor of the exchequer

Call for Scotch duty freeze

Almost three quarters of Scots believe the tax on Scotch whisky in the UK should be reduced, a new survey has found

Whisky visitors still on the up

Record numbers flock to Scotland’s distilleries SCOTLAND’S distilleries enjoyed their “best year ever” with record visitor numbers and increased …

A toast to whisky

The Scotch Whisky industry toasted its position as the UK’s leading food and drink export

Could MUP hurt pub revenues?

Legal win welcomed amid warnings of lower sales

Minimum pricing gets the green light

THE UK Supreme Court today dismissed the Scotch Whisky Association’s (SWA) appeal of the introduction of a minimum unit price (MUP) for alcohol – allowing …

MUP decision due

THE UK Supreme Court will hand down its judgment on whether or not a minimum price for alcohol is compatible with EU law on Wednesday November 15

Raising a glass to whisky tourism

SCOTCH whisky distilleries welcomed a record number of tourists through their doors last year, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA)

More restrictions could follow MUP

Lobbyists may call for further regulation for whole trade