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Friday 6 March 2015

Spirits

Zero gravity cocktail glass ready for takeoff

It’s a difficulty few will face, but for an astronaut, enjoying a cocktail in a dignified manner, not out of a squeezy bag, is just not possible – until now.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo invests $400m in Don Julio

Diageo has confirmed its commitment to Don Julio Tequila by pledging $400 million in its future, with plans to expand production and build a heritage centre in Jalisco.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Osborne to cut beer duty in UK budget

The Chancellor George Osborne will “definitely” cut duty on beer for the third year in a row when he announces the UK Budget later this month, according to reports.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Last chance to enter db Green Awards

Entries for The Drinks Business Green Awards 2015, which seek to reward green initiatives in the drinks trade, will close at the end of this month.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 highest taxed EU countries for BWS

Figures have revealed the vast difference paid in tax on alcohol by EU member states, with the UK faring least favourably.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 4 Comments »

Berry Bros in managerial shake-up

The managing director of drinks merchant Berry Bros & Rudd, Hugh Sturges, has left the company after 14 years, with chairman Simon Berry temporarily taking over his role on the wine side of the business.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

WSTA wins duty campaign award

The WSTA’s “Call Time on Duty” campaign, which last year successfully called for the UK government to cut duty on wine and spirits, has been honoured at a PR award ceremony.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod announces new appointments

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has announced a number of new appointments including a number of key positions for Asia.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo targets Millennials

E&J Gallo has unleashed a multi-million pound assault on the Millennial generation with three major UK product launches, including a new vodka brand.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Vodka and Champagne on tap at Brits

Stars quaffed their way through 16,000 bottles of Champagne and bottles of boutique vodka Iordanov at the Brits 2015 Awards ceremony and after party in London last night.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

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