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Monday 2 March 2015

Rum

Pernod Ricard: The thirst to be first

As Alexandre Ricard prepares to take the throne at Pernod Ricard this month, returning the family name to the top job, he and his predecessor Pierre Pringuet speak to Ron Emler about the ever-growing ambitions of the company

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Market for rum growing in HK

An increased interest in spirits and cocktails and changing economics in the Americas is helping open up the market for rum in Hong Kong.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

On this day 1808…the Rum Rebellion

On this day in 1808 Australia experienced its first and only military coup, against a governor who tried to control liquor sales.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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