Diageo goes green with carbon neutral distillery in Kentucky
New distillery moves the company closer to sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
US whiskey exports decline as trade dispute with EU persists
American distillers have been caught in the middle of a trans-Atlantic trade dispute since mid-2018.
American distillers welcome end of tariffs in Canada, Mexico [UPDATED]
They’ve suffered shrinking exports since the last half of 2018 due to tariffs in key markets.
Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers [UPDATED]
Overall exports of bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey fell 11% during the second half of 2018.
Tariffs take toll on US whiskey exports in last half of 2018
Once surging sales to EU, the industry’s biggest export market, fell by 8.7% from July through November.
Global whisky industry leaders unite to denounce tariffs
Nine global distilled spirits organizations issue a resolution urging the “prompt removal” of recent tariffs.
Canadian distillers wary of a cross-border tariff showdown
They fear the tariffs could spark reciprocal levies just as Americans embrace the lighter-tasting Canadian spirit.
Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers
Small and mid-sized companies are especially vulnerable; they lack the ability to stockpile reserves and take other protective steps.