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Monday 2 March 2015

Spirits

George Clooney launches Tequila in UK

Hollywood A-lister George Clooney is set to launch his Tequila brand, Casamigos, in the UK this spring.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Strap-on booze baby seeks funding

In what could be the most bizarre Kickstarter campaign in memory, a US entrepreneur is attempting to raise $70,000 to launch a strap-on booze-filled newborn that you can drink from.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Tesco names new chairman

Tesco has appointed Dixons Carphone deputy chairman John Allan to lead its board of directors after the departure of Richard Broadbent.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Airports pressured to restrict booze sales

British airports have been told to impose tougher restrictions on alcohol sales in the departure lounge following a surge in “air rage” incidents.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Canada’s thirst for imported wine grows

Consumption of imported wines, particularly from the New World, rose in Canada during 2014 with per capita consumption now outpacing the US.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Top failed drinks brands: part two

Always here to help, we at db have taken it upon ourselves to repeat our cautionary warning to the drinks industry with another collection of failed brands.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Thief slices stomach on stolen bottle

An alleged thief fell on a smashed bottle of whisky, slicing open his stomach, moments after shoplifting it from a UK supermarket.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Top six whisky movie moments

From Ron Burgundy’s love of “Scotchy Scotch Scotch” to Bond’s dalliance with The Macallan, behind many a leading man is a strong malt whisky.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 2 Comments »

Ricard challenges meaning of ‘craft’

Pernod Ricard’s new CEO Alexandre Ricard has criticised the “vague” definition of craft spirits, especially in the US whiskey market.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Belvédère ‘back in the race’

Belvédère Group, owner of Sobieski vodka and Marie Brizard liqueurs, saw net sales fall 4.1% in 2014, as it implemented a major strategic review.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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