Robert De Niro, flying pigs, Rioja, royalty and the 225th anniversary of one of the Douro’s oldest Port producers – it’s all in a week’s work for the drinks trade.
There is now clear evidence that the recent decline in Scotch whisky is slowing, says the SWA, with the volume of exports down by 3% – half last year’s decline.
Conviviality PLC has announced the acquisition of London-based events company Peppermint, as it also revealed a 38% rise in profits.
From street art and oysters to Burgundy and beer-flavoured ice cream, we round up some of the highlights from this year’s Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair.
Vijay Mallya is about to step down as chairman of Diageo-controlled United Spirits before what could be an explosive annual meeting on November 24, reports from India claim.
The UK chief medical officer will recommend a “significant” lowering of the safe alcohol consumption guidelines, according to reports.
As drinks producers fight tooth-and-nail to attract the elusive yet valuable millennial consumer, here are 10 tips that brand builders would be wise to take on-board.
Hong Kong’s growing importance as a hub of the Asian drinks trade has been given a further boost, with customs clearance granted to wines imported into further regions in China.
Edgerton Gin is seeking to crack the Asian market with a new distribution deal in Singapore and a surge in interest from other markets following a successful HKTDC fair.
Taiwan is rapidly emerging as an interesting prospect for wine producers believes Debra Meiburg MW, who has described it as a “unique, robust and eager market”.
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