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Monday 22 September 2014

Spirits

Gift liquor sales decline for Chinese New Year

There is a huge decline in gift liquor sales ahead of this year’s Chinese New Year as a result of the government’s demands for a cut in luxury and wasteful spending.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 Vermouths

Vermouth – it is one of those drinks that most people will have heard of, but probably don’t know a huge amount about, other than it’s used in martinis.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 1 Comment »

Scotland’s multi-buy booze ban ineffective

Scotland’s ban on multi-buy booze promotions has failed to reduce the amount of alcohol bought by Scottish consumers, according to an independent study released yesterday.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Rémy feels impact of Chinese austerity

Rémy Cointreau is feeling the effect of the Chinese slowdown as the spirits group reported a 6.3% sales decline for the six months to 30 September.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

The ultimate cocktail gin?

The team behind a new UK gin claims that its strength and flavour have been specially designed to make their product the ideal partner for cocktails.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Glenfarclas to release 25 YO quarter-cask

Glenfarclas is to release a limited edition quarter-cask bottling, which combines 10 of the distiller’s last remaining quarter casks, the youngest of which is 25 years old.

Monday, November 25th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Royal Salute is not just an Asian brand’

Royal Salute is becoming less dependent on Asian demand and extending its range with a new limited edition to strengthen its ties with polo.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Campari sees results improving

Gruppo Campari’s latest results show “strong acceleration in organic performance” in Q3.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Hatcher tops IWSC 2013

Chris Hatcher, chief winemaker with Australian brand Wolf Blass, was crowned Winemaker of the Year at the International Wine & Spirits Competition awards banquet last night.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Gin: poor relation no more

Gin is moving upmarket, capturing the imagination of the US while premiumisation and promotion spark the UK revival

Monday, November 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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