Single malt Welsh whisky gains GI

Single malt Welsh whisky has been registered under the UK Geographical Indication (UKGI) scheme. The scheme protects its name, authenticity, and characteristics, giving single malt…

Tension mounts over English whisky GI proposal

A Bristol-based distiller has said proposed rules on the production of English whisky will “stifle innovation”, and claimed the English Whisky Guild’s (EWG) plans are…

Irish Whiskey’s GI status confirmed by EU Commission

The EU Commission has confirmed Irish Whiskey’s status as a Geographical Indication (GI) has been approved. The Irish whiskey industry worked with the Department of…