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Thursday 3 September 2015

Spirits

The week in pictures

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.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau in mood for acquisitions

French spirits producer Rémy Cointreau has said it is open to acquiring new brands in an effort to further premiumise its portfolio.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

EU spirits trade calls for fresh approach

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.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

New marketing officer for William Grant

William Grant & Sons has announced the appointment of a new chief marketing officer, Philip Gladman, formerly a longstanding employee of rival company Diageo.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Power Brands 2015: The results (94-90)

We continue our countdown of the world’s 100 most powerful wines and spirits by looking at those brands ranked 94-90.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Emerging markets give Cognac boost

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.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 marketing campaigns of the month

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”.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 1 Comment »

Spirits shine for Rémy Cointreau

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.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo’s Australia director ‘resigns’

Tim Salt, the managing director of Diageo Australia, is leaving the company at the end of June, reports have claimed.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest drinks industry acquisitions

With Chinese buyers snapping up Bordeaux châteaux at a rate of knots and continued consolidation among former rivals, the drinks world is ever-changing.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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