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Thursday 28 May 2015

Spirits

Campari posts strong Q1 results

A 13.4% growth in value sales and a 72% boost in pre-tax profits has been welcomed by Italian spirits producer Gruppo Campari.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Emperador moves to buy Louis Royer Cognac

Philippines-based spirits producer Emperador will make an offer to buy Cognac maker Louis Royer from Beam Suntory this week.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

db launches iOS app

the drinks business is proud to announce that our iPad and iPhone app is now available for subscribers to download for free.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Leading the troupe of new releases over the last month is Dom Pérignon’s 2005 vintage, McGuigan’s Aussie answer to the growth of sparkling wine, and Ledaig’s rare 42-year-old Scotch.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week’s roundup features a birthday gift for Becks, a sparkling bash for Dom Perignon ’05, and some shady gents at a Madeira tasting.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Bizarre Glenfiddich sculpture to be scrapped

“Ford Escort with lamp post through bonnet”, a surreal artwork in the car park of the Glenfiddich distillery is destined for the scrap heap after eight years.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

New spirit targets girls’ night out

Brown-Forman has launched a direct appeal to younger female consumers with its new fruit-flavoured, vodka-based spirit brand called “lbd”.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Resilient UK on-trade is ‘on its way back’

Bars and restaurants in the UK are better placed to innovate now than they have been for the past seven years, according to research commissioned by the London Wine Fair.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Winners and losers in precarious global market

Global total volume growth remains subdued for a second year running, setting it up to be among the three lowest in the last decade.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 banned alcoholic drinks

The drinks trade has seen its fair share of drinks banned from public consumption over the years, be it for their political, legal or saucy undertones.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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