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Month: February 2020

Whisky distilleries going green as part of new sustainability strategy

Whisky firm Chivas Brothers aims to create its first carbon-neutral distillery within two years. The French-owned company has chosen Glentauchers, on Speyside, to lead the way in going 100% green-friendly. Glentauchers – just off the A95 between Keith and Aberlour – is expected to be 90% carbon-neutral within 18 months, with Chivas switching an investment …

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Springbank’s Longrow Whisky Label Debuts 13 Year Old Finished In Ex-Chilean Red Wine Casks

Scotland’s Springbank distillery, located in the Campbeltown region that, at one time, hosted over 30 such operations, has a number of popular brands under its umbrella. One of these is Longrow, first distilled in 1973 as a result of an experiment to see if a peated, Islay style single malt could be produced on the …

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