In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Scotch whisky and wine hit by 25% tariffs in US
The US has announced it will raise the tariffs on a wide array of products from Europe, including wine and Scotch whisky, by 25% as it retaliates over subsidies given to Airbus.
Whisky loving musicians bring Scotch tasting to the Edinburgh Fringe
Two musicians with a taste for Scotch are heading to the Edinburgh Fringe this year to host the festival’s first ever show combining a gig with a whisky tasting.
Bonhams to offer full Card Series set
Auction house Bonhams is offering a full set of Hanyu Ichiro’s ‘Card Series’ of Japanese whiskies – the most expensive and rarest Japanese whiskies in the world.
Rare Macallan to go under the hammer
A rare collection of Macallan whisky is to go under the hammer today, including a 72-year-old single malt and a scarce bottle of Macallan’s ‘The New Range Rover’.
Glengoyne Whisky to sponsor Scottish Open 2019
The Scottish whisky company has announced that it will sponsor the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open for a second time following the success of the one-year deal at the 2018 championship.
Whisky hotel to launch in London
London’s Black Rock bar is set to open a whisky hotel later this summer, the first of its kind in the capital.