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.
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.
Fashion rebel and punk rock icon Iggy Pop has joined forces with Sailor Jerry to launch a limited edition clothing range.
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.
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.
An entrepreneur is to launch what he claims is the world’s first “tablet cocktail mixer” drink that glows under UV lighting and boosts energy levels.
An “irresponsible” advert posted on Diageo’s Captain Morgan Facebook page has been banned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority.
A cask of 1991 Macallan has sold for nearly HK$2 million at auction in Hong Kong, well above its high estimate.
Some highlights of the up-coming sale of rare spirits by Spink in Hong Kong next month.
Spink auctioneers are offering collectors the chance to buy rare rums, whiskies, Cognacs and eaux-de-vies in bottle and cask at its next Hong Kong sale in July.
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