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Monday 31 August 2015

Rum

US spirits sales up for 18th year

Sales of American whiskey have helped propel the US spirits industry to its 18th consecutive year of growth.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Havana Club launches first HK cocktail project

Havana Club and the Lobster Ball and Grill in the Island Shangri-La have teamed up to create “Havana Club Inspirations” and have launched two new premium bottlings to the hotel’s portfolio.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Campari cashes in on core brands

Italian spirits producer Gruppo Campari is on track for a strong rise in profits this year after it posted large growth margins for the six months to 30 June.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 No Comments »

On this day 1970…the last rum ration

On this day in 1970 the Royal Navy served up its last rum ration in what became known as “Black Tot Day”.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Mount Gay reunited with original land

Mount Gay Distilleries has advanced its ambition to create “luxury terroir rum” with the acquisition of nearby land that formed part of the producer’s original 18th century estate.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Former BBC car park turned into a bar

The former BBC car park at Television Centre in White City, west London, is to be turned into a pop-up rooftop bar and street food venue this summer.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi acquires Banks Rum

Bacardi has expanded its portfolio of super-premium rums with the acquisition of Banks for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Directionless’ Bacardi heading for a cliff, writes former exec

Bacardi is “plagued” by “fundamental issues” that are pushing it “off the business cliff”, one of the company’s former regional presidents has said in a blistering public attack.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Marketing overhaul sees Bacardi exec quit

Bacardi’s chief marketing officer has quit the company after only six months in the role.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Shipwreck could hold vast stock of 250-year-old rum

A British shipwreck discovered in Uruguay could hold treasure worth millions, including thousands of litres of 250-year-old rum.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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