A vodka packaged in a gun-shaped bottle has been found in breach of UK marketing laws for its “inappropriate” links to violence and aggression.
Carlsberg is making its first move into the “hard drinks” category with a new alcoholic lemon drink aimed at young men.
Now that the dust has settled from this year’s Budget, City analysts and commentators are looking beyond the freeze on spirits duties and the abandonment of the alcohol duty escalator.
Bacardi has confirmed that its president and chief executive Ed Shirley is retiring after just two years with the family owned company.
Australians are drinking less alcohol than at any time in the last 15 years with beer consumption dropping to a 69-year low, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
More “local partnerships” are needed to help reduce the UK’s £21 billion “alcohol harms” bill, according to Minister and MP Norman Baker.
A Scottish veteran has launched a drinks brand with the aim of donating 20% of profits made from its vodka to three military charities.
International drinks group Quintessential Brands has bought First Ireland Spirits Company, which claims to be Ireland’s biggest independent producer of cream liqueurs and Irish county creams.
Vinexpo Asia-Pacific 2014 will reflect Asia’s position as the world’s biggest spirits consumer with the launch of a new bar concept at next month’s fair.
The Banks Rum ambassador talks cocktails, how has Banks “reinvigorated” the blended rum category and its plans to make its mark with consumers who treat spirits like a fine wine.
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