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Friday 23 January 2015

Spirits

The week in pictures

Mid-morning Montrachet, subterranean swimming pools, oversized bicycles and man’s best friend – it can only be the week in pictures.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo 2015 to be ‘a turning point’

This June’s Vinexpo in Bordeaux will be a “turning point” for the fair according to its CEO, Guillaume Deglise.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy reels as Cognac holds back growth

Rémy Cointreau has posted yet another heavy sales drop based on its Cognac division, which receded almost twice as much as its liqueurs grew.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

ProWein expands to meet demand

As exhibitor and visitor numbers continue to rise, ProWein 2015 has moved into new halls, giving the Düsseldorf wine and spirits fair 20% more space.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Buoyant US fails to halt Cognac slide

Global Cognac exports saw another dip in 2014 as the category came up against “a conflicting and unstable economic backdrop”.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys prepares for new year in Asia

Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Matthew Clark hails sparkling end to ’14

Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Conviviality enjoys Christmas cheer

UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has bucked the trend by reporting “strong” Christmas trading announcing a first half pre-tax profit rise of 46.7%.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks industry lags behind FMCGs

Weak supply chain partnerships are holding back the drinks trade from responding to demand for new and more varied products, argues one industry expert.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade reports Christmas cheer

While the UK’s major off-trade outlets reported challenging conditions over Christmas, the on-trade enjoyed a 2.8% like-for-like sales increase.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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