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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Spirits

Swedish drinks list from 1968 sent to db

A drinks list from the 60s has been sent to db by a reader in Sweden to highlight the relatively high prices of German wine over 40 years ago.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

Patrón steps up a gear

Patrón Tequila has signed a sponsorship deal with the International Motor Sports Association, extending the brand’s high profile involvement in the world of sports car racing.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 No Comments »

US drives Scotch boom

Scotch whisky exports have almost doubled in value over the last 10 years to hit nearly £4.3 billion in 2012.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 8: Battlefield medicine

How a stiff drink was the best and only medication for those going under the knife in battles past and how alcohol was used to counter infection.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 new drinks books

From the informative to the entertaining, the encyclopaedic to the alluringly niche, we pick out the top drinks books to have been published in the last 12 months.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Rémy CEO resigns after three months

Rémy Cointreau has announced the resignation of CEO Frédéric Pflanz just three months after he stepped into the role.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant mourns visionary president

Charles Gordon, who played a decisive role in building the family-owned distillery business William Grant & Sons, has died aged 86.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Rémy Martin appoints new cellar master

Rémy Martin has announced that Baptiste Loiseau will succeed Pierrette Trichet as cellar master in spring 2014.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 No Comments »

6-litre Macallan to open Sotheby’s 2014 season

A six-litre imperial of Macallan “M”, rare Burgundy from Armand Rousseau and an ex-cellar collection of Veuve Clicquot will kickstart Sotheby’s 2014 season in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Top tips for luxury drinks brands

Sadly there’s no fail-safe method to building a luxury drinks brand, but there are steps you can take to smooth the way.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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