The week that was

the drinks business presents this week’s round up of wine, beer, spirits and other related news items from news sites and social media across the world.

What do Putin, Mouton Rothschild and a new luxury vodka have in common?

A luxury vodka launch at Vinexpo this week has brought together two former top level employees from Mouton Rothschild and a powerful Russian family with connections to Vladimir Putin.

Diageo buys George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila for $1 billion

Casamigos, the Tequila brand co-founded by Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney, has been sold to drinks giant Diageo for up to $1 billion.

Diageo’s Distill Ventures launches non-alcoholic drinks fund

Distill Venture, Diageo's spirits innovation company, has announced a new business acceleration fund to mentor and support non-alcoholic drinks.

Top new products: June

June 19th, 2017

The week in pictures

June 16th, 2017

The week that was

June 16th, 2017

Vijay Mallya given bail

June 14th, 2017

Bin ends from db

June 9th, 2017

The week in pictures

June 2nd, 2017

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