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Monday 8 February 2016

Spirits

The week in pictures

A breathable cocktail cloud, summer sipping with Wines of Argentina, a Hollywood hookup and two adorable kittens make this week’s round-up.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo signals turnaround as sales nudge upward

Diageo has reported a 5% rise in net sales for 2014/15, signalling a turnaround in the company’s fortunes after a challenging few years.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Distillery shows off new mousing team

The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery has unveiled a major new visitor attraction: two kittens who have been employed as the site’s “Official Mousers”.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and spirits back in growth for LVMH

Louis Vuitton Moët-Hennessy’s Q2 results have “far outpaced” analysts’ predictions on the back of strong fashion and drinks sales.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Kirsty’s Gin taps into local botanicals

A Scottish distillery has produced what it claims is the country’s first single estate gin, based on local ingredients in a “farm-to-bottle” approach.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 marketing campaigns: July

Ever-inventive, the drinks industry has come up with a host of ways to get its products noticed this month, from sports star tie-ups and flamingoes to sand art and tan lines.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo goes solo in South Africa

Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 silliest stories of the month

Celebrating the strange, surreal, oddly ingenious and downright bizarre, we round up the month’s most offbeat drinks-related stories.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo sees another senior exit

Ravi Rajagopal, Diageo’s global head of business development, is leaving the company at the end of September – the third executive level departure to be announced in the last month.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Own label spirits fly high

Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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