Spirits

Diageo completes $1bn purchase of Clooney’s Tequila

Drinks giant Diageo has completed its US$1 billion acquisition of Tequila brand Casamigos, which was founded just four years ago by Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney and Rande Gerber.

Speciality Brands takes on Hine Cognac in the UK

Hine Cognac has appointed Speciality Brands as its new distributor in the UK, taking over from Pol Roger Ltd – the Champagne brand's UK subsidiary. 

Pernod Ricard hit by cyber attack

French drinks company Pernod Ricard has confirmed that its London office was hit by a cyber attack this week, but a spokeswoman said that the event had "no impact on business operations".

La Maison Cointreau Cocktail Competition debuts in HK

The La Maison Cointreau Cocktail Competition, organised by the French spirits group Rémy Cointreau, is making its debut in Hong Kong, offering the city’s top bartenders to battle it out for a chance to compete in the regional finals.

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