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Wednesday 24 August 2016 loc: GB

Spirits

Stanford alcohol ban sends ‘dangerous message’

The US Distilled Spirits Council has criticised Stanford University’s hard liquor ban saying that it sends a “dangerous message” and unfairly singles out spirits.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Cannes readies for 2016 TFWA conference

Beachside yoga classes, a regatta and an ever-popular golf tournament are just some of the events set to take place at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition and Conference in Cannes.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Five lies you’ve been told about alcohol

There’s been a slew of information about the pros and cons of drinking alcohol recently, but some myths have been around forever, and not all are as they seem.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Alcohol industry to push back against government’s moderate drinking plan

The alcohol industry is set to launch a series of studies in a bid to pushback against the government’s calls for drinking in moderation.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Stanford University bans hard liquor on campus

California’s Stanford University has revised its student liquor policy and banned hard liquor on campus following a sexual assault involving a student.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Hot new London bar openings: August

Our latest round-up of openings in the capital includes a rum shack, biker bar, Dickensian drinking den, vinyl mecca and a secret haunt in a former Turkish bathhouse.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Japan could give tourists tax break on alcohol

Japanese alcoholic drinks such as saké and Japanese whisky could become exempt from tax for foreign tourists if a request by its tourism agency is accepted.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Scotland is now the heart of the British gin industry

Though London is synonymous with the British gin trade, it’s now Scotland’s booming craft industry that is causing the biggest waves.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Distillery fined after worker is engulfed in flames

A UK distillery has been fined nearly £300,000 after an employee suffered 20% burns in a fire that destroyed its warehouse and stocks.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Punch announces price freeze on all spirits for another year

Punch has frozen their spirits prices until next July in order to absorb the duty increases on wine and high-strength sparkling cider.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

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