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Tuesday 6 October 2015


Premium spirits brands ‘must offer more’

Thriftiness is the new norm, and the pressure is on for spirits brands to offer consumers more in order to get them to spend more, a market report has found.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Pink flamingos and croquet, German Riesling baths, piles of jamon and a sushi and sake showdown – the summer brings out the best of the drinks trade.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Bruichladdich to double production

Scotch distillery Bruichladdich is “on track” to double its output after being granted planning permission to build six new warehouses on Islay.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 luxury drinks images

Jamie Fleming of design agency Purple Creative rounds up what he believes to be the ten most striking, memorable and beautiful drinks images of recent times.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo and Heineken strike Indian deal

Diageo has sold its remaining stake in United Breweries to Heineken for £89 million, in a move that could threaten controversial chairman Vijay Mallya.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

UK gin scene adds Spanish accent

A company that claims to be “Spain’s first urban distillery” is bringing an Iberian twist to the thriving UK gin scene.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi acquires Banks Rum

Bacardi has expanded its portfolio of super-premium rums with the acquisition of Banks for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 5 biggest brandy and Cognac brands

While somewhat steadying the sinking ship that was brought on by an over-reliance on the Asian market, global brandy and Cognac brands still have plenty to improve upon.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

Pub-friendly pooches, Kevin Spacey and a one-off tasting of Achaval Ferrer wines spanning 12 vintages feature in this week’s round up of drinks industry events.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo ‘shelves’ £240m Chinese scheme

Swellfun, the Chinese subsidiary of drinks giant Diageo, has reportedly postponed work on a £237 million construction project to build a liquor-producing industrial park in Chengdu.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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