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Wednesday 4 March 2015

Spirits

Grey Goose sponsor Virgin space flight

British billionaire Richard Branson has teamed up with Grey Goose vodka naming it an official sponsor of his Virgin Galactic project.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

An Indian single malt scooped top prize at the Whiskies of the World Awards, a new initiative launched by a US subsidiary of the IWSC.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade slashes prices by 7.5%

Up to 15,000 UK pubs, bars and restaurants will today slash their food and drink prices by 7.5% as part of a campaign to persuade the government to cut VAT.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tourists’ alcohol-related claims rejected

Holidaymakers unlucky enough to be involved in an accident having enjoyed a drink beforehand risk having their claims unfairly rejected.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Charity calls for booze ban on planes

An alcohol charity is calling on Australian airlines to ban alcohol following a string of mid-flight incidents.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 literary-inspired cocktails

For those with a penchant for literature and a hankering for a Martini this collection of cocktails inspired by some world-renowned wordsmiths is a match made in heaven.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol safety band praised by Microsoft

A bracelet that can detect levels of alcohol in someone’s system and “check in” to ensure the wearer is conscious has been praised by Microsoft.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch suffers 11% drop in exports

Scotch whisky has seen a decline in exports worth £220million in lost sales, with some markets receding by nearly 50%.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

New Louis XIII makes $20k in Singapore sale

Spink’s sale in Singapore last week saw a decanter of the latest limited edition Louis XIII realise S$20,704.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Shareholders back ‘excessive’ Diageo bonuses

Diageo has garnered “overwhelming support” from its shareholders for bonuses criticised by some as “excessive” at its annual meeting.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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