You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Friday 24 October 2014

Spirits

LVMH sees wine and spirit growth stall

LVMH has reported a 4% increase to its revenue for the first nine months of 2014, however wine and spirits was its only category not to achieve any growth.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC hails ‘outstanding’ whisky figureheads

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has announced seven shortlisted candidates for this year’s Outstanding Achievement Award in the Scotch Whisky Industry.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard hits back at tax fine claims

Pernod Ricard has rebuffed claims its Korean arm was fined £5 million by the country’s tax service, stating there were merely “differences of interpretation” in relation to an audit.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco’s Dan Jago suspended

Tesco has suspended three executives – including its director for beer, wine and spirits – as part of an investigation into a £250 million profit overestimation.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

UK enjoys cocktail surge

Younger consumers’ thirst for popular favourites such as the Mojito has driven an increase in UK on-trade cocktail sales of over 10% in the last two years, according to a new report.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week saw London whipped into a cocktail frenzy, David Beckham raise a toast to his new Scotch and three drinks business Global Masters competitions take place.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Cointreau releases Cognac expression

French liqueur brand Cointreau has unveiled the latest addition to its stable, Cointreau Noir – a blend of orange liqueur and Cognac.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky retailer takes online ‘to a new level’

UK retailer The Whisky Shop has unveiled a new online outlet, which promises a “luxurious, educational and accessible” internet shopping experience.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

HKIWSC 2014 judging begins

The judging for the sixth Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition has begun with the pan-Asian panel tasting wines, spirits and sake.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Irish whiskey academy opens to public

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard is opening its Irish Whiskey Academy to the general public for the first time with courses starting from November.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Most Read

Top 10 wacky wine designs

9th September, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 most powerful vodka brands

19th August, 2014 by Lauren Eads

World's weirdest alcoholic drinks

12th August, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 spirits brands

15th August, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 Champagne brands

29th July, 2014 by Rupert Millar

Top 10 Scotch whiskies

3rd September, 2014 by Lauren Eads

Top 10 dry rosés over £10

20th August, 2014 by Simon Howland

Top 10 weird ways to open a bottle

8th August, 2014 by Neal Baker

Top 10 biggest beer brands

6th August, 2014 by Lauren Eads