Glenfarclas extends Cheltenham Racecourse sponsorship

Scotch whisky brand Glenfarclas has announced that it has extended its sponsorship of the cross country steeplechases at Cheltenham Racecourse for a further three years. The brand has sponsored cross country steeplechase racing at the course since 2008, according to sportspromedia.com. Charles Hamer of Glenfarclas said in a statement: “We have been delighted with the […]

Chivas Brothers brands continue to expand in the Middle East

Chivas Brothers has said that the firm is continuing to see growth in the Middle East markets despite the recent political unrest in the region. The company, which owns icon whisky brands Chivas Regal, the Glenlivet and Ballantine’s, confirmed that it is continuing to expand sales opportunities in countries like Dubai and Israel. Chief executive […]

Richard Paterson named “Whisky Ambassador of the Year”

Whyte & McKay, Master Blender, Richard Paterson has been named “Whisky Ambassador of the Year” for 2011 at Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky Awards. Paterson, who celebrated 40 years in the whisky industry last year, told BourbonBlog.com that he felt privileged to work in the whisky industry. Richard said: “It’s an honour to receive this […]