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Monday 1 September 2014

Spirits

Macallan chooses HK for flagship launch

The Macallan introduced a new flagship decanter in Hong Kong called The Macallan M on 30 May.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Breast cancer risk raised by alcohol intake

High alcohol consumption before a woman’s first pregnancy may raise the risk of her developing breast cancer, new research suggests.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

£2k Frapin Cognac for Europe and Asia

Frapin is planning truly global distribution for a limited-production £2,000 Cognac called Plume.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

US helps Pernod off-set Chinese slowdown

Pernod Ricard has reported a “solid performance” in its 2012/13 results, delivering a 6% profit increase despite domestic decline and a slowdown in China.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Balcones claims a first for Texan whisky

Texas whisky brand Balcones is marking its fifth birthday with a launch which the distiller claims is the US state’s first single barrel Bourbon release.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 No Comments »

China’s super rich reveal their favourite drinks

An annual survey of consumption habits among China’s millionaires has revealed the country’s preferred drinks brands for collecting and gifting.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Mauritian rum seizes the limelight

Mauritius is looking to secure a place on the world drinks map as it launches its first ever rum festival in collaboration with global rum ambassador Ian Burrell.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Gun-shaped vodka seeks $45k for launch

A China-based entrepreneur has turned to crowdfunding to raise money for a vodka packaged in a submachine gun.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Smirnoff goes for gold

Smirnoff has advanced its foray into the flavoured vodka trend with the launch of a cinnamon and gold leaf expression.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 2 Comments »

Knife-wielding robber foiled by vodka

A knife-wielding robber in Liverpool was chased away with his tail between his legs when his victim turned on him him with a bottle of vodka.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 No Comments »

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