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Wednesday 23 April 2014


McGuigan tops IWSC 2012

Neil McGuigan, CEO of Australia Vintage, was crowned Winemaker of the Year for an unprecedented third time at the International Wine & Spirit Competition awards banquet last night.

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 1 Comment »

Counterfeit alcohol costs UK £1.2bn a year

A study from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) estimates that counterfeit alcohol is costing the UK Treasury £1.2 billion every year.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 No Comments »

Week in pictures: HK special

From exclusive launches for the Chinese market to bizarre wine labels and outlandish outfits, db brings you highlights from last week’s HKTDC International Wine & Spirits Fair.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 2 Comments »

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 »

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