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Tuesday 22 July 2014

Spirits

Top 10 most expensive empty bottles

Prepare to rustle through your recycling bin, as we reveal what the most expensive empty bottles are currently looking to fetch online.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 3 Comments »

Queen to smash bottle of whisky

A naming ceremony for the Royal Navy’s newest ship will see the Queen smash a bottle of Scotch against the vessel instead of the usual Champagne.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Raising spirits: the rise of small batch vodka

Makers of small batch vodka have experienced a boom in sales that has taken some by surprise, including the distillers themselves.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Upcoming Spink sale highlights in pictures

Some highlights of the up-coming sale of rare spirits by Spink in Hong Kong next month.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Spink to auction rare spirits in HK

Spink auctioneers are offering collectors the chance to buy rare rums, whiskies, Cognacs and eaux-de-vies in bottle and cask at its next Hong Kong sale in July.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Korean union drops strike plan

The labour union at Pernod Ricard’s South Korean division have called off a planned strike after the company reinstated all employees destined for early retirement.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

10 uses for Google Glass and drinks

Google Glass has just been launched to customers in the UK with a hefty price tag of £1000. How could it be used in the drinks world?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

UK grants funding for Scotch-fuelled cars

A new round of funding has put whisky-powered cars a step closer to becoming a reality in the UK.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

English whisky producer set for 2014 start

A new distillery aiming to be England’s largest combined producer of whisky, gin and vodka moved a step closer to production this week with the delivery of three handmade copper stills.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Women are better tasters than men

It’s official: women are naturally better tasters than men according to Dr Deborah Parker, beer sommelier and associate director at Marketing Sciences.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 4 Comments »

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