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Saturday 28 February 2015

Spirits

Calorie info sees rise in ‘drinkorexics’

Labels carrying calorie information are prompting an increased number of people to swap food for alcohol, causing concern among health experts.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

China spirits consumption to slow

China, the world’s biggest spirits market, will see its consumption of domestic spirits slow between 2014 and 2018 according to IWSR.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Africa – a land of opportunity for Pernod

Africa is set to become the next big growth region for Pernod Ricard, according to its soon-to-be-chairman Alexandre Ricard in an exclusive db interview.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

WSTA website aids fraud crackdown

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association is calling on the drinks industry to make use of its new website designed to tackle the UK’s £1.3 billion alcohol fraud problem.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Cîroc named Grammy Awards vodka

Cîroc Vodka has been named as the official vodka of the Grammy Awards after it signed a “multi-year” partnership with the music event.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco hounded by grocery watchdog

Tesco is facing a fresh investigation by the grocery watchdog over the supermarket’s treatment of its suppliers, the latest headache for the company.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Market for rum growing in HK

An increased interest in spirits and cocktails and changing economics in the Americas is helping open up the market for rum in Hong Kong.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Five ways to discover Peru’s Pisco

With dozens of restaurants taking part in London’s first ever Pisco Week, there is no better time to discover Peru’s signature cocktail – the Pisco Sour.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Six failed drinks brands

We at db are impassioned advocates for the success of the drinks industry. So, in that pursuit, sometimes it’s best for the trade to learn from its mistakes.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

LVMH wine and spirits suffer in 2014

Luxury producer LVMH has posted a 16% drop in profits and a 5% drop in revenue for its wine and spirits division in 2014, blaming the Chinese downturn.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

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