In brief

13 July, 2007

Cachaça producer Sagatiba has appointed Inspirit Brands to distribute its Sagatiba Pura and Sagatiba Velha cachaças in the UK, with effect from Aug

1.

Mount Gay is calling on sailing enthusiasts to share their photos in the 2007 Red Cap contest. Users can upload

photos at mountgayrum.com to be in with a chance of winning

prizes including personalised

red

caps.

Mount Gay is also looking for the UK's oldest

red

cap, the largest number of

red

caps in

a photo, plus the most original photo featuring a Mount Gay

red

cap.

South African brandy African Spear has secured listings in Morrison s stores nationwide. Produced by KWV and distributed in the UK by Emporia Brands, it is produced from Western Cape Chenin Blanc and Colombard grapes and aged in

French oak barrels.

Bunnahabhain Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky is sponsoring the 8

Metre Centennial World Championship.

Over 20 boats

will take part in the week -long programme of races

at the Firth of Clyde

from July 16.

Welsh single malt whisky Penderyn is to be stocked in all 192 Sainsbury's stores across the UK. The move follows a successful trial in

Wales.

Glengoyne distillery has sponsored the West Highland Way Race. The

95 -mile trek from Milngavie to Fort William was won by Adrian Davis and Lucy Colq uhoun, who were awarded bottles of 21 year old Glengoyne.

Speyside-based BenRiach distillery has launched three limited

single malts. Each expression is 12

years

old and distilled from heavily peated malted barley. Heredotus Fumosus, literally translated to "smoky

sherry", is finished in Pedro Ximinez

sherry butts sourced from Jerez in

southern Spain ; Importanticus Fumosus, which translates to "smoky

port", is finished in

aged

tawny

port

hogsheads, and Arumaticus Fumosus, meaning "smoky rum", is finished in Jamaican

dark

rum

barrels. Each

is bottled at 46 per cent and presented in individual gift tubes. In mid-August BenRiach's limited

Single Cask will be released.




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