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Thursday 26 November 2015


Global wine and spirits markets in decline

The global spirits market declined by 0.1% in 2014, a loss of 3.1 million nine-litre cases, while global wine sales fell by 1.1%, according to the 2015 IWSR Database.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Belvédère suffers shareholder revolt

Three independent board members and the chairman of wine and spirits producer Belvédère are facing dismissal at the request of prominent shareholders in the company.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Waitrose rides the gin wave

Waitrose has seized on the UK’s current gin boom, almost doubling its range in the last 12 months and reporting a 7% year-on-year sales increase.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

‘Brand Aldi’ now worth more than Tesco

The brand value of discount supermarket Aldi is now higher than Tesco after the UK’s largest retailer experienced a dramatic fall from market dominance.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 8 drinks faux pas

Sidestepping this collection of drinks-related missteps might be second nature to many, but crimes against the world of drinks are still rife.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker outlet lands in Singapore’s airport

The DFS Group and Diageo Global Travel have opened a ‘Johnnie Walker House’ at Changi airport’s departures in Terminal 3.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

‘Weak’ first quarter for Stock Spirits

European spirits producer Stock Spirits has warned shareholders of its “extremely weak” performance in the first quarter of 2015.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

db Awards 2015: The winners

Following the 12th annual db Awards ceremony at the London Wine Fair 2015, here we publish the full list of winners in each category.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Cocktail chain’s £13m buyout signals expansion

Cocktail chain The Alchemist is set to open more sites across the UK after the completion of a £13 million management buyout.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Breaking Bad cocktail pop-up planned

A pop-up bar inspired by the hit US TV show Breaking Bad about a chemistry teacher turned drug dealer is inviting guests to “cook” cocktails in a converted RV.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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