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Sunday 29 November 2015


Lidl’s launch of Canadian icewine set to boost profile

Lidl’s launch of a Canadian icewine is set to boost the status and availability of icewine in the UK, its producer has claimed.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Smirnoff Ice recall in Canada

Diageo Canada has issued a recall for numerous flavours in its Smirnoff Ice range over fears of glass contamination.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Crystal Head launches ‘Aurora’

Crystal Head vodka is to launch its new aurora borealis-inspired expression in the UK this October.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Yoga company launches craft beer

Craft beer has expanded its reach into the seemingly incongruous world of yoga, with one global fitness company announcing the launch of its own beer.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo appoints North America president

Deirdre Mahlan, Diageo’s chief financial officer, has been announced as the company’s new president for North America.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade war sees Canada threaten US wine

A proposal by the Canadian government to impose staggering taxes on US wine imports will be considered by the World Trade Organisation next week.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

An audience with Antinori, tasting Louis Jadot, the launch of Dom P ’05 and sampling Canadian vodka. It’s been a busy and eventful week for the db HK team.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

BC wineries up London presence

Wineries from British Columbia upped their presence at the Wines of Canada tasting in central London this year with 13 producers attending.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Former CEO of Diamond Estates arrested for fraud

A dozen people including the former CEO of Diamond Estates Winery have been arrested in Montreal as part of an investigation into an alleged tax fraud in which 1.8m bottles of wine were sold on the black market.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Toronto wants to be craft beer capital

Two Toronto city councillors have proposed plans to make the Canadian city the “craft beer capital of the world”.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

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