Constellation has acquired a minority stake in a Chicago-based cocktail company, the first project of its newly established investment arm Constellation Ventures.
Asda has become the latest victim of the UK supermarket price war and rise of the discounters, posting its worst ever quarterly sales fall.
Summer sporting tie-ups seem to be dominating the world of drinks marketing lately, with sponsorships ranging from horse racing to the Rugby World Cup.
A Kickstarter campaign is attempting to raise funds to launch an automated cocktail vending machine, which it claims will eliminate queues at bars.
A UK butcher may soon be selling sausages flavoured with vodka and Red Bull or Jack Daniel’s after it invited customers to suggest new additions to the range.
A Tasmanian whisky producer is hoping to ride on a global thirst for luxury spirits by launching the region’s most expensive ever bottling.
Conviviality Retail has emerged as the preferred bidder for the takeover of UK drinks distributor Matthew Clark.
New spirits range LoCa, founded by a 26-year-old entrepreneur, has launched its first product – a low calorie, low abv “juniper-infused spirit”.
The Wine and Spirit Education Trust has revealed that this year has been the 13th year of consecutive record growth in students taking up courses.
While Cognac exports have risen rapidly in Europe and North America in the three months to the end of July, the unsteadiness of the Asian market remains.
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