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Friday 19 December 2014

Spirits

Russia moves to ban Ukrainian alcohol

Russian authorities have banned imports of Ukraine’s alcohol products, ramping up drinks industry fears over the continued crisis.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Lobster pots a hit with drunken Brits

Lobster pots, pie makers and diving equipment are just some of the bizarre online purchases made by Brits under the influence, it has emerged.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 memorable drinking scenes

From Bogart’s immortal “of all the gin joints in all the world”, to Ron Burgundy’s simply put “I love Scotch”, some of the best movie moments happen with a glass in hand.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bar tops cocktail with entire fried chicken

A bar has thrown down the gauntlet for the most extreme cocktail garnish.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Absinthe appellation refused by Swiss court

A court has overturned a decision to give Swiss absinthe producers a protected designation of origin.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK on-trade bounces back

New data paints a positive picture of the UK on-trade, pointing to sustained growth over the last 16 consecutive months.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Constellation buys Casa Noble Tequila

Constellation Brands has closed a deal to buy Carlos Santana’s super-premium Tequila brand, Casa Noble.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

US Senator calls for powdered alcohol ban

A US Senator has hit out against powdered alcohol, calling on food safety authorities to step in and ban the launch of the new product before it is approved for sale.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Minister suggests charging drunk patients

Charging drunk patients for treatment at hospitals’ A&E departments could prevent the service from being abused, according to one health minister.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Entries open for Alan Lodge spirits writer award

Promising journalists, bloggers and columnists are being called upon to enter the third annual Alan Lodge International Young Spirits Writer of the Year Award.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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