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Saturday 6 February 2016

Rum

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.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Bacardi seething after Havana Club ruling

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.

Monday, January 18th, 2016 3 Comments »

Ti’Punch competition winner crowned

Timothy Ching, bar manager of upmarket French bistro Bibo was crowned winner of the 2015 Ti’Punch cup competition held on Monday.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Fever-Tree ‘considering’ UK launch for its premium cola

Fever-Tree is mulling whether to bring its up-market cola to the UK.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Rum fights back against ‘challenging’ market

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.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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