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Friday 18 April 2014

Spirits

Top 10 most expensive spirits

The spirit category is home to some of the world’s most opulent bottlings with their value rising high into the millions.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bizarre drink ingredients

From tobacco to fungi and even chicken, we take a look at some of the more alarming ingredients used in alcoholic beverages.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 biggest spirits brands

Ahead of the drinks business report into the biggest spirits brands of 2013, we take a look back at the world’s biggest spirits brands of 2012.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

20 stunning images of drinks under the microscope

These psychedelic images may look like something from a child’s kaleidoscope, but they are in fact your favourite drinks magnified 1,000 times under a microscope.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 3 Comments »

The week in pictures

This week db attended tastings featuring wines from the US and Spain, and sampled a Prairie Oyster cocktail, said to be the ideal hangover cure, at Islington’s 69 Colebrooke Row.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Report commends US drinks ad standards

The US drinks industry has been commended for its “robust” and effective self-regulatory system in a report into advertising standards.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Cotswolds join English whisky rush

A new distillery in the Cotswolds is joining the English whisky revival and set to launch a range of craft spirits when it begins production this summer.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 3 Comments »

Trade talk: Budget 2014 reaction

Following the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the controversial alcohol duty escalator in yesterday’s Budget, we round up reaction from some of the industry’s most prominent figures.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

£200m boost for UK as ‘super tax’ is scrapped

Producers, retailers and trade bodies have welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the duty escalator on alcohol, cut beer taxes and freeze those on spirits and most ciders.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Victory as UK alcohol super tax is scrapped

Campaigners are toasting their success after it was announced that the “unfair” alcohol duty escalator on wines and spirits is to be scrapped and duty on all spirits frozen.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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