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Friday 23 January 2015

Rum

Dolan to stay as Bacardi CEO

Family-owned spirits producer Bacardi has revealed that interim CEO Mike Dolan will stay on as the head of the company after eight months in the role.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Cuba deal opens door to US imports

For the first time in 53 years rum produced in Cuba will be allowed into the US, as the leaders of both countries move a step closer to normalising trade relations.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Christie’s to auction ancient rum and rare Richebourg

Sixteen bottles of light and dark rum dating back to 1780 – the oldest ever to go under the hammer – are to be auctioned this week at Christie’s in London.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 lots at Spink HK sale

Limited edition Rolling Stones and Mt Fuji releases from Yamazaki and Hibiki headline Spink’s next Hong Kong auction on 20 November.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

NFL player penalised for Captain pose

A rookie NFL player scored a touchdown last Sunday, but his Captain Morgan-inspired celebration incurred a penalty and an earful from his coach.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

French strike in defence of on-job drinking

While most strikes are over pay or conditions, French rail workers went on strike this week in defence of two colleagues caught drinking on the job.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 celebrity drinks brands

From David Beckham and Justin Timberlake to Jude Law, the drinks industry has attracted no end of A-list stars keen to show their support for their favourite tipple.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Punk icon Iggy Pop turns fashion designer

Fashion rebel and punk rock icon Iggy Pop has joined forces with Sailor Jerry to launch a limited edition clothing range.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 spirits brands

The titans of the spirits world battle it out for a spot in the top 10, as we count down the biggest brands of 2014 by volume.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bacardi releases biographical comic

Rum giant Bacardi has released a graphic novel looking back at the history of the brand, focussing on the turbulent life of the son of its founder.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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