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Friday 4 September 2015

Spirits

Lower calorie ‘juniper-infused’ spirit launched

New spirits range LoCa, founded by a 26-year-old entrepreneur, has launched its first product – a low calorie, low abv “juniper-infused spirit”.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

WSET hails growth in student numbers

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust has revealed that this year has been the 13th year of consecutive record growth in students taking up courses.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cognac performance in Asia ‘disappointing’

While Cognac exports have risen rapidly in Europe and North America in the three months to the end of July, the unsteadiness of the Asian market remains.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week saw the end of Downton Abbey marked with a glass of Taittinger and a crate full of grand cru wines plunged into the Atlantic Ocean.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Crystal Head launches ‘Aurora’

Crystal Head vodka is to launch its new aurora borealis-inspired expression in the UK this October.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo under investigation in Turkey

Turkish authorities have launched an investigation into Diageo’s operations in the country, specifically over allegations its raki business took advantage of market dominance.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

App allows users to ‘visualise’ taste

A new app that promises to offer an experience that is “the closest you can get to tasting a spirit without actually tasting it” is being launched.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 No Comments »

ABK6 Cognac joins McKinley Vintners

ABK6 Cognac from Domaines Francis Abécassis, a single estate Cognac aimed at a “new generation” of Cognac drinkers, has joined McKinley Vintners’ UK portfolio.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 No Comments »

UK world’s biggest exporter of gin

“There is absolutely no reason why our gin trade can’t be as successful as whisky”, believes the UK’s environment secretary Elizabeth Truss, as it is revealed that the UK is the world’s biggest exporter of gin.

Monday, August 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

New strategy pays off for Marie Brizard

The recently renamed Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has reported a 4.5% sales increase for the first half of 2015 after implementing a new strategic plan.

Monday, August 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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