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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Spirits

Tesco reveals record £6.4bn loss

Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket, has posted the worst financial results in its century-long history, with £6.38 billion of pre-tax losses in the year to February 28.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Indonesian gov ‘opposes full alcohol ban’

The Indonesian government will not back a blanket ban on alcohol in the country, despite fears that Islamic parties could force through legislation, a government minister said yesterday.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

WSET lands Queen’s enterprise award

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has been decorated with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2015 in International Trade – one of the most prestigious awards in British business.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 2 Comments »

Diageo misses the mark in all markets

Diageo has fallen below analysts’ revenue estimates in every region this quarter, as overall sales dropped unexpectedly.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

db Green Awards shortlist announced

The shortlist has now been released for The Drinks Business Green Awards 2015, recognising those companies who lead the way in improving this industry’s sustainability and environmental footprint.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Pol Roger unveils Defender project

Pol Roger will today show off the result of a two-year project with Jaguar Land Rover and Holland & Holland to create a bespoke mobile pop-up bar.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy begins its bounceback

Rémy Cointreau has reported a modest return to growth as a strong end to its year and an “excellent performance” from the Americas saw the drinks group post an organic sales uplift of 0.6% for 2014/15.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Michelin chef releases lobster-infused gin

A Michelin-starred chef has created what he claims is the world’s first “lobster gin”, born out of a mission to create the perfect seafood and cocktail pairing.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 2 Comments »

Bombay unveils star gin addition

Bacardi has moved to “redefine” super-premium gin with the launch of Star of Bombay, an elevated expression of its Bombay Sapphire brand.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC launches top blogger quest

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has opened nominations for this year’s Blogger of the Year award.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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