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Friday 22 August 2014

Rum

Top 10 spirits brands

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.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bacardi releases biographical comic

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.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

First UV energy tablet cocktail to launch

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.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo rapped over Captain Morgan ad

An “irresponsible” advert posted on Diageo’s Captain Morgan Facebook page has been banned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Macallan cask sells for HK$2m

A cask of 1991 Macallan has sold for nearly HK$2 million at auction in Hong Kong, well above its high estimate.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Upcoming Spink sale highlights in pictures

Some highlights of the up-coming sale of rare spirits by Spink in Hong Kong next month.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Spink to auction rare spirits in HK

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.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Rum Fest returns to HK

The Hong Kong Rum Festival is to return for its second year later this month following a successful debut in 2013.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine ice cream bill nears conclusion

A bill to legalise the sale of alcohol-infused ice cream in the US state of Louisiana passed its first legislative hurdle yesterday.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 1 Comment »

Q&A: Jim Meehan – Banks Rum

The Banks Rum ambassador talks cocktails, how has Banks “reinvigorated” the blended rum category and its plans to make its mark with consumers who treat spirits like a fine wine.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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