Sipping wine with Georgian priests at Vinexpo, a tasting in an ex-government chalk bunker and a 12 foot bottle of cider adorned with wild flowers – the wine trade is anything but ordinary.
French spirits producer Rémy Cointreau has said it is open to acquiring new brands in an effort to further premiumise its portfolio.
Spirits producers in the EU will “achieve much more” if they follow a new strategy to focus on building exports outside the continent, a market report has claimed.
William Grant & Sons has announced the appointment of a new chief marketing officer, Philip Gladman, formerly a longstanding employee of rival company Diageo.
We continue our countdown of the world’s 100 most powerful wines and spirits by looking at those brands ranked 94-90.
Cognac could soon enjoy a long-awaited boost thanks to an improving picture in China and strength of emerging markets, Rabobank’s Q3 spirits report predicts.
This month’s marketing roundup sees drinks brands go to any length to get themselves noticed, including giving away shoes and getting down and dirty with “Tough Mudders”.
Rémy Cointreau’s liqueurs and spirits division was the force behind the company’s modest sales growth in the year to March, especially its Bruichladdich Scotch whisky brand.
Tim Salt, the managing director of Diageo Australia, is leaving the company at the end of June, reports have claimed.
With Chinese buyers snapping up Bordeaux châteaux at a rate of knots and continued consolidation among former rivals, the drinks world is ever-changing.
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