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Friday 9 October 2015


Smirnoff hopes to grow the UK’s flavoured vodka market

Smirnoff hopes to grow the UK’s £116 million flavoured vodka market with the UK launch of its Espresso Smirnoff.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 2 Comments »

Bigger and better – Prowein 2013 Preview

Germany’s ProWein is once again expanding into new halls, and accompanying the size upgrade will be a plethora of new business features.

Monday, March 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Bartenders to create new Diageo brand

Diageo is calling on bartenders to come up with a new spirit or liqueur, which will sit within the drinks group’s Reserve collection of luxury brands.

Monday, March 4th, 2013 1 Comment »

Champagne shipments fall by 14m bottles

Figures just released for Champagne shipments to the end of 2012 show a global decline of almost 14.2 million bottles, representing a 4.4% drop.

Friday, February 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard reports half-year growth despite European slowdown

Pernod Ricard has reported a rise in profits and sales for the first six months of its financial year “despite a less buoyant economic environment than in 2011/12”.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 1 Comment »

Bond gives Heineken a sales boost

Heineken’s link with James Bond and the London Olympics saw the beer enjoy a surge in volume in 2012.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Australian fine wine “flying” in China

Sales of high-end Australian wine are “flying” in China at the moment according to Darren Rathbone, CEO of the Rathbone Wine Group.

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Is the past the future for drinks?

In an era of doom and gloom, the drinks industry is looking to yesteryear to provide comfort and inspiration.

Friday, February 8th, 2013 2 Comments »

Russia poised to lift Georgian wine ban

Georgian wine may be about to make a comeback in Russia following a seven-year ban.

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Global demand rises despite poor harvests

The shortfalls in the 2012 harvest will lead to inevitable prices hikes, especially while global demand continues to rise.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 1 Comment »

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