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November 16, 2022

Below we briefly summarize what is the situation of the international whiskey market: most demanded products and interesting alternatives. SCOTCH WHISKY Local experts with more than 40 years of experience inform us about in that time they have never seen such a situation on cost and stock. The cost to produce Scotch whisky is now […]

May 9, 2022

English whisky may be considered new to the industry, but it is making great strides. Sandwiched between two of the greats, Scotland and Ireland, it is striving to prove its worth. There are around 30 producers in the sector. At the moment, all of these distilleries are independent. Now the time has come for them […]

April 1, 2022

On June 1, 2022, there will no longer be tariffs on American Whiskey and Bourbon entering the United Kingdom. The tariff on whiskey (25%) in the UK was put in place in response to Trump’s 2018 tariffs on aluminum (15%) and steel (25%) imports. The president cited “national security” and preservation of the U.S. manufacturing […]

December 2, 2021

At Vinos y Alcoholes we have always set ourselves the goal of offering the best selection of spirits and bulk alcohols to all our customers, both national and international. We know that a good connoisseur of the world of spirits recognizes the value of a premium product better than anyone else. On this occasion, thanks […]

March 15, 2017

The most ancient spirit drink in Europe, which has been distilled from the Sixth Century and which has been experiencing a strong growth, is the Irish Whisky/Whiskey or Uisce Beatha Eireannach in Gaelic. The return of Irish whiskey, a boom never seen The Irish Whiskey sales have grown tremendously in more than 60 countries, being the United States the […]

April 14, 2016

During the past 2015, only by indirect taxation (VAT plus Special Taxes), the sector of the spirits contributed to the Public Treasury with 1,300 million euros. This was contributed by an increase of sales of 2% after a full decade of negative growth, reaching 190 million liters. This is one of the arguments put forward […]

February 23, 2016

Bourbon is the whiskey produced in United States at not exceeding 80% alcohol by volume from a fermented mash of not less than 51% corn and stored at not more than 62.5% alcohol by volume in charred new oak containers. Legislation does not mention the time that must be ageing to call it Bourbon but […]

May 20, 2015

The word Whisky (as it is written in England and Canada) or Whiskey (as they prefer in Ireland and U.S.), as most of you already know, refers to the alcoholic beverage that is distilled from a mash of fermented grains, mainly barley, corn, wheat and rye; after one or several distillations it is aged in wooden barrels, traditionally of […]

December 10, 2014

In Bulk Wine and Spirits we have always set the goal of offering the best selection of bulk wines, spirits and alcoholic derivatives to all our national and international clients. In this sense, we are currently in advanced negotiations to begin importing whiskey, rum and other spirits in bulk at low cost. We are talking about products always […]

January 20, 2014

The Japanese company Suntory agrees to buy Beam for 16,000 million dollars. The transaction, expected to definetely close in the second quarter of the year, supposes the creation of the third largest producer of wines and spirits in the world with a turnover of 4,300 million dollars. Beam owns whiskey brands as Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark and Canadian Club; cognac Courvoisier; Sauza tequila and vodka Pinnacle, while Suntory […]