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Sunday 29 March 2015

Spirits

Diageo’s World Class 2015: the next steps

Diageo’s Word Class cocktail competition has seen significant changes this year, not least to its structure and its challenges.

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Top 10 curious cocktail garnishes

From roast chicken and batteries to raw fish and beef, this collection of bartenders certainly don’t suffer from a lack of creativity when its comes to their cocktail garnishes.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Stoli belongs to Russian state in Benelux, court rules

SPI Group has lost control of its Stolichnaya brand in the Benelux region after a Dutch court ruled it belonged to the Russian state.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Duty cuts slow alcohol price increases

UK off-trade alcohol prices slowed to less than half of last year’s since the Government scrapped the alcohol duty escalator, according to research published by the WSTA.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Label 5 Scotch hits new sales record

Label 5 Scotch has surpassed 2.6 million cases in annual sales and has the stock to grow further, according to Sylvia Bernard, international marketing director at brand owner La Martiniquaise.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

New head of GTR for Brown-Forman

Marshall Farrer has been named the new head of global travel retail at Brown-Forman.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Gap for premium brandy in US worth $1bn

An untapped gap in the US market for premium brandy could be worth nearly $1 billion, if producers are able to capitalise on its potential, according to Rabobank.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Taiwanese malt named world’s best

Taiwanese whisky Kavalan has beaten off competition from around the world to be named best single malt at the 2015 World Whiskies Awards.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

LED app-controlled vodka bottle launched

A California-based spirit company has launched a vodka bottle with an LED display that can be controlled via an app.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bow Wow youngest rapper to launch vodka

US rap star Bow Wow, whose real name is Shad Moss, celebrated his 28th birthday with his new NDI Vodka brand.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

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