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Thursday 2 October 2014

Spirits

Woman bites car in drunken row

A woman caused £220 worth of damage after sinking her teeth into the roof of a car.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine and Warfare part 10: Rum and blood

The rum ration and how it sustained morale for British and Commonwealth soldiers in the mud of Flanders.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Swedish drinks list from 1968 sent to db

A drinks list from the 60s has been sent to db by a reader in Sweden to highlight the relatively high prices of German wine over 40 years ago.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

Patrón steps up a gear

Patrón Tequila has signed a sponsorship deal with the International Motor Sports Association, extending the brand’s high profile involvement in the world of sports car racing.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 No Comments »

US drives Scotch boom

Scotch whisky exports have almost doubled in value over the last 10 years to hit nearly £4.3 billion in 2012.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 8: Battlefield medicine

How a stiff drink was the best and only medication for those going under the knife in battles past and how alcohol was used to counter infection.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 new drinks books

From the informative to the entertaining, the encyclopaedic to the alluringly niche, we pick out the top drinks books to have been published in the last 12 months.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Rémy CEO resigns after three months

Rémy Cointreau has announced the resignation of CEO Frédéric Pflanz just three months after he stepped into the role.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant mourns visionary president

Charles Gordon, who played a decisive role in building the family-owned distillery business William Grant & Sons, has died aged 86.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Rémy Martin appoints new cellar master

Rémy Martin has announced that Baptiste Loiseau will succeed Pierrette Trichet as cellar master in spring 2014.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 No Comments »

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