A US research body is spending US$3.2 million taxpayers’ money on getting monkeys to drink excessive amounts of alcohol.
Whisky tastings, dragon dances and island hopping marked the beginning of September with db‘s schedule hotting up as the weather cools down.
Tesco’s Dan Jago has given the additional responsibility of beer and spirits, broadening his role as the group’s director of wine.
Sharp declines in shipments to the Far East and Europe have brought an end to Cognac’s three consecutive years of record growth.
The managing director of Pernod Ricard UK, Denis O’Flynn, has been elected the next chairman of the UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association.
Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.
Spink’s sale in Singapore next week will see a stellar line-up of rare Louis XIII Cognacs go under the hammer, representing nearly every decade back to the 1960s.
Russia’s alcoholic drinks industry is in tatters, reeling under the pressure of excise tax hikes, advertising bans and relentlessly tightening legislation.
Three independent directors have quit United Spirits’ board days after Diageo launched an investigation into the company’s finances.
Zachys auction house is toasting “extraordinary” results from its latest Hong Kong auction, which featured its first line-up of rare spirits as well as fine wines.
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