Guangdong busts US$29 million worth of smuggled spirits

A joint Customs operation in Zhuhai and Shantou in China’s southern Guangdong province has yielded a total of RMB 200 million (US$29 million) worth of smuggled and undeclared spirits including more than 200 tonnes of Cognacs and a batch of freshly bottled spirits, according to the Customs Department.

Tupac pop-up restaurant opens in New York

A pop-up restaurant opens its doors in New York today for one weekend only inspired by and imaginary venue thought up by American rapper Tupac Shakur.

Hine Cognac appoints new brand ambassador

Hine Cognac has appointed Enguerrand Leonetti as its new brand ambassador based in France.

Spirits boost strong quarter for LVMH

Strong spirit sales helped boost revenues across French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the company reported today, with Champagne also seeing growth.

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