Diageo has opened its Johnnie Walker visitor centre on Princes Street in the centre of Edinburgh.

Distil, owner of premium drinks brands including RedLeg Spiced Rum, Blackwoods Gin and Trøve Botanical Spirit, has announced a £5m investment into the new Ardgowan Distillery in Inverkip, Scotland.

The Glenlivet has opened its newly refurbished distillery and visitor centre in Speyside after undergoing 18 months of renovations.

The team behind London’s Bimber Distillery has confirmed plans to open a new Scottish whisky distillery in Dunphail, south of Forres.

Diageo has opened a US$5m Captain Morgan visitors’ centre as part of of its new distillery in the US Virgin Islands.

StarBev has announced ‘significant investments’ in its Staropramen brand, as it eyes international expansion.

The Isle of Jura Distillery has opened a £100,000 visitor centre.

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