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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Spirits

Rare 200 year old Cognac to launch

An extremely rare, limited edition, Cognac using spirits that pre-date the arrival of phylloxera is to be launched later this month.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau announces new CEO

Rémy Cointreau has named former Louis Vuitton high flyer Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet as its new CEO.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 martini bars in Hong Kong

Locating a good bar in Hong Kong isn’t too difficult, but finding that perfect martini is a different challenge. We take a look at some of the best martini bars in town.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Spirits sales in ‘dramatic’ global slowdown

Global spirits sales grew by just 0.1% in 2013, a “dramatic slowdown” compared to the 6.5% growth seen between 2007 and 2011, says the IWSR.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 2 Comments »

The Macallan celebrates midsummer in HK

Scotch whisky The Macallan is to pay tribute to composer Felix Mendelssohn and playwright William Shakespeare in Hong Kong with the next instalment of its “Bravo!” series.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider sector clarifies minimum price issue

The National Association of Cider Makers has warned the trade to be alert to differences in how various types of cider are affected by the UK government’s new ban on selling alcoholic drinks below cost.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most powerful drinks brands

In what has been a turbulent year for the drinks industry, we count down the world’s top 10 most powerful drinks brands as determined by the Drinks Business Power Brands Report.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo releases visitor data

Last month’s Vinexpo Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong saw a 6.3% increase in visitors, with a particular uplift in attendance from south-east Asia.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Thalidomide victims to sue Diageo

UK victims of the Thalidomide drugs scandal have launched legal action against Diageo, 50 years after the morning sickness drugs was first prescribed to their mothers.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy closes door on nightmare year

Rémy Cointreau has predicted a return to growth next year, despite seeing net profits slide by 46.9% and sales fall by 13.5% in its final 2013/14 results.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

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