Acker Wines, America’s oldest wine merchant, is no stranger to controversy. Only a few years ago it was caught up in a counterfeit wine scandal. It’s now been caught out again selling Fake Bourbon Whiskey for nearly $1000. Inside Edition, an American investigative television program sent an undercover reporter into Acker Wines. They were then[…]
Dubbed the “oldest currently known whiskey bottle”, this bottle of Old Ingledew Whiskey is set to go under the hammer auction in June by Boston-based Skinner Auctions
The remenants of Trump’s trade wars are spilling over into the current administration and tariffs on US whiskey is about to double from the already outrageous 25% to a mind boggling 50%.
How a long running trade dispute, over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus, created a tit-for-tat trade war of increasing subsidies on luxury items and impacted the sales of Scotch whisky in the USA and Bourbon imports to the United Kingdom.
Barton 1792 distillery, said to be the oldest fully operational distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, recently rolled the first barrels into their new storage space, Warehouse 33. It’s the first new warehouse facility to be constructed at their headquarters since 1963.
The US has agreed to suspend tariffs on UK goods including single malt whiskies that were imposed in retaliation over subsidies to the aircraft maker Airbus.
The American whiskey industry is growing by leaps and bounds. There are now more than 2,000 craft distillers in the US. New registrations of whiskey expressions are at a 50 year high. Consumer interest in American whiskeys, especially rare, ultra-aged, ultra-expensive expressions, is growing exponentially.
One Washington liquor label recently picked up some serious star power. On March 3, Brown Sugar Bourbon, a popular flavored bourbon created by Gig Harbor-based spirits maker Heritage Distilling Company, announced that Academy Award-winning actor/singer-songwriter Jamie Foxx purchased the brand.