On this day in 1808 Australia experienced its first and only military coup – against a governor who tried to control liquor sales.
The US government has been accused by Bacardi of turning its back on its own laws following a ruling that granted the Havana Club trademark to Pernod Ricard.
Timothy Ching, bar manager of upmarket French bistro Bibo was crowned winner of the 2015 Ti’Punch cup competition held on Monday.
Fever-Tree is mulling whether to bring its up-market cola to the UK.
Europe’s rum consumption fell by 1.5 million litres between 2009 and 2014 driven almost singlehandedly by the Spanish market, according to Rabobank’s Q4 spirits report.
Sales of American whiskey have helped propel the US spirits industry to its 18th consecutive year of growth.
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.
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.
On this day in 1970 the Royal Navy served up its last rum ration in what became known as “Black Tot Day”.
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.
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