The Labour party was wrong to bring in reforms to licensing laws that allowed for 24-hour drinking in England and Wales, the party’s health spokesman has said.
A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.
As The Sunday Times Rich List 2015 reveals the wealthiest individuals in the UK and Ireland, find out who’s managed to build their fortune from the drinks trade.
A woman stole more than 1,400 miniature bottles of booze worth $10,000 while working as an airplane cleaner at JFK Airport in New York.
A battle has erupted between Diageo and Vijay Mallya over his position as chairman of United Spirits, after a report has alleged past financial irregularities in the company’s accounts.
Portobello Road Gin has embarked on a major expansion drive just four years after it was founded as the brand seeks to build on strong sales in the UK and abroad.
This week saw db host its annual Green Awards at London’s swanky Club at The Ivy, and partake in a whistle stop tour of the breathtaking Douro Valley.
Passengers on board a Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line ship will benefit from free beer, wine and premium spirits from next year.
Bruichladdich master distiller and production director Jim McEwan has announced his intention to retire in July after over half a century in the Scotch whisky industry.
The mood music around the world’s major spirits companies is beginning to sound more cheerful. However, Diageo seems less than positive.
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