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Saturday 19 April 2014


Baijiu brand to cash in on new Chinese premier

A baijiu producer is eagerly awaiting the appointment of Xi Jinping as China’s next president so that it can cash in on his name.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 No Comments »

Nightjar launches vintage spirits list

Boutique London cocktail bar the Nightjar has launched a cocktail list featuring rare vintage spirits at deliberately affordable prices.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 No Comments »

Waverley creditors owed £76m

Collapsed UK drinks wholesaler WaverleyTBS owes more than £76 million, with over £64m due to unsecured creditors, including around 200 trade suppliers.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 No Comments »

The Beam that holds us up

Why Jim Beam white label is what it is.

Friday, November 9th, 2012 1 Comment »

Diageo and United Spirits on brink of deal

Diageo and United Spirits are reportedly on the verge of signing a US$2 billion deal.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 No Comments »

Founders Backwoods Bastard

Bourbon barrels aren’t just for aging whiskey, so what can this process do for beer?

Monday, November 5th, 2012 No Comments »

Rémy Cointeau continues shopping spree

Rémy Cointreau is set to strengthen its hold on the Cognac sector, announcing that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Larsen Cognac.

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 No Comments »

BBR opens Albert Hall bar

The Albert Hall in London has joined forces with wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd to launch a bar on the concert venue’s ground floor.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 No Comments »

Inverarity Morton hits acquisition trail

Scottish merchant Inverarity Morton has embarked on its promised expansion plans with the acquisition of Glasgow-based specialist spirits supplier LA Wholesale.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 No Comments »

Chinese officials turn to home brew

Chinese government officials in the town of Baishun have begun brewing their own rice-based alcohol to keep costs down at official banquets.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 No Comments »

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