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Whisky from Germany can’t be called ‘Glen Buchenbach’, court rules

Scotch Whisky Association welcomes the decision, as our sister publication, IP Magazine, reports

Whisky originating from Swabia in south-west Germany and not from Scotland may not be called ‘Glen Buchenbach’, the District Court of Hamburg has ruled.


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