A Scottish-based academic has warned BeverageDaily.com that plans by the country’s legislators to introduce minimum alcohol pricing would be a ‘massive shot in the foot’ for the nation’s top global export Scotch whisky.
The Scotch Whisky Association has begun its annual campaign to try
and persuade the UK government to cut duty levels on whisky and
other spirits, calling for a 4 per cent drop this year. But as
usual, persuading the Treasury to touch...