Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.
Celebrating the strange, surreal, oddly ingenious and downright bizarre, we round up the month’s most offbeat drinks-related stories.
Ravi Rajagopal, Diageo’s global head of business development, is leaving the company at the end of September – the third executive level departure to be announced in the last month.
Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.
Manchester is due to become the latest English city to boast its own gin with the launch of Thomas Dakin Gin, named in honour of an 18th century gin pioneer.
A distillery is set to release the first gin produced in the Scotland’s Western Isles made using seaweed hand-dived from the seas around the Isle of Harris.
Regularly drinking a small amount of alcohol helps to lessen the debilitating effect of chronic pain, new research has found.
A century-old ban on sending alcohol through the US Postal Service could be lifted if a new bill makes its way through Congress.
Rémy Cointreau’s move into premium pricing has unnerved its Asian and American markets, contributing to a 9% sales decline in the three months to 31 June.
Brown-Forman, the world’s biggest American whiskey producer, has revealed its new “vision” for the category in the UK.
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