Rémy Cointreau predicts 30% profit slump

French drinks group Rémy Cointreau has predicted that its operating profit will fall by 25% to 30% in the 2019/20 fiscal year due to the impact of coronavirus. 

Virtual winery, brewery and distillery tours to ease the lockdown blues

If one thing's for certain, coronavirus has moved the drinks industry online, from deliveries to virtual tastings. Here we round up a selection of wineries, breweries and distilleries that can be toured from the comfort of your home. 

Best drinks-based April Fools of 2020

As the world adapts to a new normal, it's comforting that some things never change. Take a look at the best drinks-related April Fools' Day pranks this year for some welcome humour in these testing times.

Halewood forced to close US office due to Covid-19

Drinks manufacturer and distributor Halewood Wines & Spirits has said it will introduce voluntary redundancies, close its US operations and downsize its Australian business as Covid-19 hits the company "very hard". 

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