Time for the next step in our year-end review of the top whisky news stories as suggested by you...please rank the following in your order of importance: 1: Scotch whisky price increases 2: Whisky makers suffer year-end slump on Wall Street as sales don't meet expectations 3: UK imposes record 10.1% excise tax hike on Scotch whisky and other distilled spirits, then freezes taxes in autumn budget 4: Scotch whisky exports decline post-pandemic 5: American single malts still waiting for a formal definition from the US government 6: Gordon & MacPhail to stop filling new make casks for independent bottlings 7: The Balvenie's David Stewart, Lagavulin's Iain Macarthur both retire 8: More distilleries focus on sustainability by eliminating excess packaging 9: "Women in Whisky" survey finds rampant discrimination against women in the whisky industry 10: Potential for the return of UK and European tariffs on American whiskey imports in 2024

Posted by Mark at 2023-12-07 19:10:26 UTC