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Wednesday 16 April 2014

Spirits

On this day…

Legend has it that on this day in 1789, Baptist minister Elijah Craig distilled the first batch of Bourbon whiskey.

Friday, June 14th, 2013 No Comments »

BrewDog heads into the spirits market

Independent brewery BrewDog has announced its “most eccentric and absurd project to date” with the launch of a new beer-based spirit, which it has called WattDickie.

Friday, June 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 reasons to visit Vinexpo

Over 50,000 visitors and 2,400 exhibitors from 45 countries are expected to descend upon Bordeaux this month.

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 No Comments »

The world’s top 10 spirit brands

The drinks business has compiled a list of the current top 10 spirit brands by global volume sales.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 No Comments »

db Awards in pictures

db‘s photographer snapped away during the 10th annual Drinks Business Awards, which took place at the Gallery Rooms during the London International Wine Fair.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Scottish Highlands to ban glass in pubs

Plans are apparently afoot in the Scottish Highlands to ban all glass vessels in pubs after 9pm and replace them with plastic.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 1 Comment »

Japanese whiskies sell out at HK auction

Bonhams’ Hong Kong sale this week saw fierce bidding for a collection of rare Japanese whiskies.

Friday, May 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Selfridges unveils biggest ever wine shop

London luxury department store Selfridges has officially launched a new bar and relocated, redesigned wine shop with more space than ever before.

Friday, May 24th, 2013 1 Comment »

Drinking less but better polarising market

UK consumers are drinking less, but buying better quality wines and spirits according to Nielsen’s Helen Stares.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

db Awards winners revealed

The results of The Drinks Business Awards for 2013 were announced yesterday at a ceremony at the London International Wine Fair.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

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