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Whisky is a passion to explore. From the history of the spirit to the evolution of the industry, the story of whisky helps fuel that passion. Often, it’s easy to forget that whisky is also a global multibillion dollar industry. The stories of whisky — from news and new releases to in-depth inquires and what goes on behind the label — blend together to help us appreciate the spirit of whisky.

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Strikes Against Chivas Brothers Postponed

The unions representing hundreds of Chivas Brothers distillery, bottling plant, and warehouse workers have called off their planned strikes for next week after the company… Read More

Strike Dates Set Targeting Chivas Brothers

The two labor unions representing hundreds of Chivas Brothers distillery and bottling plant workers have given notice of their plans to strike between December 11… Read More

Chivas Brothers Faces Holiday Strikes

Workers at two unions representing Chivas Brothers workers have voted in favor of going on strike during the holiday season. 91 percent of Unite members… Read More

Midleton Distillery Shut Down by Flooding

Unprecedented flooding has forced the shutdown of Ireland’s largest distillery, the Irish Distillers facility at Midleton, County Cork. While the distillery itself is on a… Read More

Chivas Brothers Faces Strike Votes

Pernod Ricard-owned Chivas Brothers and its two trade unions are locked in a dispute over pay increases. Both Unite and GMB Scotland are threatening strike… Read More

Pernod Ricard Plans Islay Distillery

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers unit has announced plans for what would be Islay’s 12th distillery. The company unveiled its plans today for a distillery to… Read More

Saronno Acquires Sagamore Spirit

Illva Saronno Holding S.p.A has acquired a majority stake in Baltimore’s Sagamore Spirit Distillery and Maryland Rye whiskey brand from founder Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Holdings… Read More