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Tuesday 21 April 2015

Spirits

Pernod Ricard has thirst to be first

Alexandre Ricard has revealed his ambition for Pernod Ricard to become the world’s biggest spirits group, knocking Diageo off its perch.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC launches communicator search

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has opened nominations for its Communicator of the Year 2015 award.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese whiskies see ‘fantastic’ results

Auction house Zachys has reported “fantastic” results for Japanese whiskies at its most recent sale in Hong Kong.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy confirms Chapoulaud-Floquet as CEO

Rémy Cointreau said it was embarking on a “new era” today as it confirmed Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet as CEO of the group.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Beckham whisky ad cleared by watchdog

An advert for David Beckham’s Haig Club whisky has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Agency, despite complaints it might appeal to children.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 No Comments »

On this day 1808…the Rum Rebellion

On this day in 1808 Australia experienced its first and only military coup, against a governor who tried to control liquor sales.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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