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Thursday 27 November 2014

Spirits

Top five World War One drinks

As this week marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, here we assemble five famous drinks associated with the conflict.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

Pinot Noir tastings, the HKTDC fair, hairy crabs and surprise sightings including a footballing super-star – there’s no let up in the Hong Kong calendar.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Frapin adds quarter-century Cognac

Cognac Frapin has launched a 25-year old Cognac laid down in 1988 to its portfolio of vintage expressions.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From Eva Green and The Noisettes, to flaming pastries, Piña Coladas and loquacious cockatoos, it’s been a colourful week in the drinks business.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Bunnahabhain taps into Islay history

Bunnahabhain is adding a new limited edition whisky to its range that takes its inspiration from life on Islay during the 19th century.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

UK trade narrowly misses label target

The UK drinks trade has delivered on a promise to improve health labelling of alcohol, but missed its overall target by a mere 0.7%.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Teacher refused job for being Irish

A teacher’s job application was rejected point blank due to the “alcoholism nature” of her “kind”, referring to the woman’s Irish heritage.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 2 Comments »

Stock Spirits warns of €10m profit shortfall

UK-based distiller Stock Spirits has issued a profit warning after a 15% alcohol duty hike in its main market of Poland created a “very tough” trading environment.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

HKIWSC unveils 2014 results

Australian wine and Scotch topped the medal table as the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition announced its 2014 results.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Cognac should chase terroir over fashion

“Are too many Cognac houses simply trying to ape the region’s biggest brands, rather than look to what their own terroir can offer?”, asks one category expert.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

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