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Thursday 23 October 2014

Spirits

First whisky fair planned for HK

Hong Kong is to have its inaugural malt whisky fair later this year in a show that will include masterclasses from leading distilleries.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Gordon’s drives flavoured gin trend

Gordon’s is looking to capitalise on an ongoing popularity of flavoured spirits with the launch of an elderflower gin variant.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Blue drinks & bizarre ingredients: where will it end?

I love so many things about this industry. But there are also things I hate – blue drinks and bizarre ingredients.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 3 Comments »

Bacardi unveils ‘good spirited’ green plan

The world’s largest privately held spirits company has unveiled its ambitious plans to build a more sustainable future.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Cocktail competitions: The pros and cons

When I die I have decided to leave my combined wealth, whatever it may be, to set up a cocktail competition.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Cheap booze’ banned ahead of World Cup

The UK government has announced a crackdown on binge drinking ahead of the World Cup by banning shops from selling alcohol at below cost price.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Diamond cocktail sells for $50k

The “world’s most expensive cocktail” has been sold at the opening of an ice terrace at a restaurant in Moscow for $50,000.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC set for South African showcase

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is inviting the trade to attend its 2014 South African showcase tasting on Thursday 6 February in Paarl.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks body launches sponsorship code

A host of UK drinks producers, venues and retailers have agreed to abide by a new code enforcing the promotion of responsible drinking.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Russia counts the cost of its vodka habit

Vodka consumption has been closely linked to data showing that 25% of Russian men will die before the age of 55.

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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