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Monday 24 October 2016 loc: GB


The week in pictures

The launch of Royal Tokaji’s Essencia 2008, Jack Daniel’s descending on Glasgow, harvest time at Jenkyn Place and all the fun of the Wine Show Chelsea make the cut for this week’s week in pictures.

Friday, October 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Strong spirits and US sales boosts Remy Cointreau

Strong sales of liqueur and cognac sales boosted Remy Cointreau, which saw organic sales of 4.1% to €513.4 million in the first six months of the year.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation Brands sells off Canadian business

Constellation Brands has sold its Canadian business to an Ontario-based teachers’ pension plan for CAN$1 billion.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Macallan Double Cask ‘unites worlds’

The Macallan’s latest single malt creation, the 12-year-old ‘Double Cask’, unites the worlds of its Sherry and Fine Oak ranges the distillery has said.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

UK government wine consumption drops by a third

The consumption of wine by UK government officials fell by a third in 2015/16, with the drop attributed to a lack of events throughout the year, particularly during the General Election period.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

New Taiwanese whisky launches in the UK

Cellar Trends is bringing Taiwanese malt whisky Omar to the UK market, after signing on as UK distribution partner.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

1801 Cognac sold for £222,000

A bottle of Cognac has been sold at Hedonism Wines in London for £222,000 – making it one of the most expensive bottles of the spirit ever bought.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Jack Daniel’s: The illusion of discovery

As Jack Daniel’s celebrates its 150th anniversary, former CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, Kenneth Roman, looks at how a tiny Tennessee distillery taught advertising lessons to Madison Avenue – and created the largest-selling whiskey in the world.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 1 Comment »

Christie’s reveals NYC auction line-ups

Auction house Christie’s will hold two fine wine and spirit auctions this October in New York City featuring lots of Burgundy and rare Scotch.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne and spirits boosts LVMH growth

Champagne and spirits boosted LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton as the French luxury good house reported organic growth of 7% of its wine and spirit portfolio in the first 9 months of the year.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

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