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Friday 31 July 2015

Rum

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 »

Bacardi job cuts spread to London

Spirits producer Bacardi is cutting jobs at its Global Brands Unit in London, following the announcement last week that it was making around 15% of its staff in North America redundant.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi lays off 15% of North American staff

Bacardi has begun the process of firing around 80 of its 600 employees in North America, maintaining that “it is business as usual” at the company.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Rhum JM in triple win at SB Masters

Martinique rum brand Rhum JM has won three medals, including the illustrious Master prize, at db‘s sister title The Spirits Business‘ Global Rum Masters competition.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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