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Wednesday 5 August 2015
Every month the drinks business publishes a magazine, in print and digital formats, containing in depth analysis of all the major issues in beer, wine and spirits.
db July 2015 Front Cover

July 2015


Gaining an edge

Why Tequila is suddenly the super-premium spirit to watch

Tequila is cleaning up its act, leaving behind the ‘bad ass’ image of salted shots and student parties in pursuit of celebrity status, writes Tom Bruce-Gardyne.

db Awards

db Awards

Granting the leading figures in the industry their time in the spotlight

The Drinks Business Awards were back bigger than ever, as the London Wine Fairprovided the perfect setting to celebrate the leading lights in the drinks trade.


Premium Rosé

Pink, pale and preferably Proveçal – the growing trend in top-end rosé.

As Provence-style rosé leads the category into an increasingly premium market, Rupert Millar discovers how a serious approach to winemaking – and a keen eye forcolour – is behind its new luxury image.

db June 2015 Front Cover

June 2015

Sweet talk

Champagne’s falling sugar levels — what are the causes and what can we conclude?

Italy Special

The country’s leading winemakers, Prosecco’s best brands and Chianti Classico’s new top tier

Vinexpo Guide

What to expect from the biennial Bordeaux show under new management

db May 2015 Front Cover

May 2015

Its name in lights

How Australia hopes to shine on fine dining lists with its colourful offering

LWF Special

What to look out for at the UK’s biggest wine fair

Green Awards

Rewarding the drinks trade’s most sustainable businesses

db April Front Cover 2015

April 2015

The Bull Market

How wines from Northwest Spain are charging ahead

Age-old Question

What are the benefits of making wines from ancient vines?

Scent of Success

Why perfume-inspired cocktails are London’s latest bar craze

March 2015 Front Cover

March 2015

Earning its Stripes

The Cape wineries that are benefitting from the faith, and the money, of global investors


An in-depth preview ahead of the global wine event


Italian winemakers are keen to keep the party going and avoid a race to the bottom