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Non Scotch Barley Supplied To Scotch Whisky Distilleries, is this a Scam?

Increasing amounts of the main ingredient for Scotch are being imported….from England, Russia, France and even Poland. Scotland can’t supply all the barley needed to keep the distilleries running so maltsters are now encouraging more English, Russian, French and Polish farmers to grow grain for the Scotch whisky industry. Malting the barley involves soaking the Read more about Non Scotch Barley Supplied To Scotch Whisky Distilleries, is this a Scam?[…]

So Easy to Destroy a Reputation !

Karen Comment : Are you aware that the S.W.A.  is paying the medias such as : www.cultmoo.com , www.huffingtonpost.com  , www.thegrayreport.com to destroy the reputation of some liquors companies that are successful… It’s not fair !   To me it seems that the word “Slander” is a normal course of action at SWA and I think  these acts are too Read more about So Easy to Destroy a Reputation ![…]

Scottish Spirits presents a new licensing program to liquor importers and promoting the local economy – AYE!

Scottish Spirits presents a new licensing program to liquor importers and promoting the local economy – AYE! Posted by admin on March 27, 2017 Scottish Spirits® trademark is registered in over 50 countries and still counting The licensing program is simple: Scottish Spirits Ltd will lend its trademark to the affiliate during a 10 years Read more about Scottish Spirits presents a new licensing program to liquor importers and promoting the local economy – AYE![…]

SWA HAILS £30BN SCOTTISH TRADE AMBITION

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has welcomed a new strategy by the Scottish food and drink sector that aims to double the size of the total industry to £30 billion by 2030. The vision, titled Ambition 30, has been developed by the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership, an industry-led partnership of the main organisations in the Read more about SWA HAILS £30BN SCOTTISH TRADE AMBITION[…]

THE SWA IS NOT ANY MORE AN OBJECTIVE INDEPENDENT REGULATORY AGENCY

  UGGLY NEWS THE SCOTCH WHISKY ASSOCIATION IS NOT ANY MORE AN OBJECTIVE INDEPENDENT REGULATORY AGENCY   The SWA is not regulating the Scotch whisky sector as it should be – impartially and independently in accordance with their statute and Scottish laws.   In recent years the SWA have been manipulated by its largest members to Read more about THE SWA IS NOT ANY MORE AN OBJECTIVE INDEPENDENT REGULATORY AGENCY[…]