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Friday 23 January 2015

Spirits

Dolan to stay as Bacardi CEO

Family-owned spirits producer Bacardi has revealed that interim CEO Mike Dolan will stay on as the head of the company after eight months in the role.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Cotswolds Distillery heads for New York

A UK distillery has joined a growing band of English producers who are turning their focus to exports, with a deal that will see its gin sold in the US.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Martell celebrates 300th anniversary with HK pop-up

Cognac house Martell is launching its 300th anniversary celebrations this year in Hong Kong, beginning with a pop-up space at the airport.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC celebrates cocktail culture

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has added a fresh slant for its gin and vodka entrants in 2015 with the launch of a challenge to find the best Bloody Mary and gin & tonic.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

A vintage Cognac, Gatsby-esque Champagne coupe, South African cider and British-Japanese gin make this month’s top product releases.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Family die in helicopter crash

Five people, including three members of the family that owns one of world’s bestselling cachaça brands, have died in a helicopter crash.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

China austerity drive to impact until 2017

China’s austerity campaign will affect luxury drinks for a further two years, according to Kiki Yang, partner at Bain management consulting.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Gordon’s relaunched with £2m campaign

Diageo has relaunched its Gordon’s gin brand with a contemporary TV ad as part of a £2 million marketing campaign.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Team db’s top Christmas tipples

As Christmas draws tantalisingly close, team db’s thoughts have turned to the all important question of what to crack open on Christmas day.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 stories of 2014

While 2014 has seen major acquisitions and multi-million pound wine frauds, it’s often the more offbeat stories that prove most popular online.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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