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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Spirits

Clooney unveils new Tequila brand

Hollywood actor George Clooney has expanded his Tequila empire with a new Añejo bottling.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks world records

From the world’s largest bottle of wine to the longest wine list, this record-breaking top ten shows the lengths people will go to have a drink in style.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky sales to overtake vodka in US

Sales of whiskey in the US will surpass those of vodka for the first time since 2007 this year, marking a shift in American consumer preferences.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco drinks division ‘not likely implicated’

Tesco’s beer, wine and spirits division is unlikely to have contributed to the supermarket’s £250 million accounting “black hole”.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to announce smaller ‘black hole’

UK retailer Tesco is expected to announce that the £250 million ‘black hole’ in its accounts – that has led to the suspension of BWS director Dan Jago – was overstated by around £25m.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

This week featured a sleuthing fox, cricket talks, and a milestone for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

New whisky club in HK

Hong Kong’s only whisky club is seeking to create a stronger appreciation for malt and grain whiskies from around the world among Hong Kong drinkers.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Glasgow’s first gin joins craft movement

A revived distillery in Glasgow is set to release what it claims is the city’s first gin brand, with a new “metropolitan” single malt whisky also in the pipeline.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

French to crack down on binge drinking

New French legislation could see those who promote or incentivise binge drinking amongst youngsters face heavy fines and even a year in prison.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo confident as challenges persist

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has told investors to expect an improved performance this year, despite the company reporting a 1.5% decline in organic net sales for its first quarter.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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