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Sunday 22 January 2017 loc: US

Spirits

18th century sailors killed by poisoned rum?

The use of lead equipment in 18th century rum production may have contributed to the deaths of British sailors in the Caribbean think archaeologists.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Former Whyte & Mackay owner buys into KWV

Vasari Global, an investment group run by a former Whyte & Mackay CEO, is set to buy a controlling share of South African wine and spirits maker KWV.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard restructures US to boost growth

Pernod Ricard is reorganising its US structure and teams in a bid to grow its market share sustainably and accelerate momentum.

Friday, May 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Artist maps UK’s distilleries

A British artist and cartographer has created several hand drawn maps showing the gin and whisky distilleries across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Friday, May 13th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Woody Allen in Cannes, Nyetimber reaching for the sky, the world’s biggest selection of Negronis and Bordeaux bottles adorned with René Magritte nudes were among the highlights of another fun-filled week in drinks.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Bourbon aged in light wave-treated barrels

Buffalo Trace Distillery has released two ‘experimental’ Bourbons aged in barrels treated with infrared light waves.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Harvey Nichols launches Wallpaper* cocktail bar

Harvey Nichols has teamed up with design and lifestyle magazine Wallpaper* to launch a new restaurant and cocktail bar within its new menswear department.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A motor-powered cucumber, Britain’s biggest homemade catapult and an adorable ‘bark-tender’ all helped make this a particularly memorable week in the drinks trade.

Friday, May 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Made in Chelsea stars sign up to drinks app

Europe’s first on-demand drinks delivery app has signed Made in Chelsea stars Jamie Laing and Alex Mytton as ambassadors for the brand.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Brits back booze limits on planes

The British public has backed calls to limit drinking on flights after a recent spate of drunken passenger violence made headlines.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 1 Comment »

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