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Sunday 2 August 2015

Spirits

NFL player penalised for Captain pose

A rookie NFL player scored a touchdown last Sunday, but his Captain Morgan-inspired celebration incurred a penalty and an earful from his coach.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

15th century gin heads to auction

A French spirits company has recreated a gin recipe from 1495 as part of a limited edition set, one of which will be auctioned in aid of UK drinks charity The Benevolent.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

HK wine fair ups spirits presence

This year’s Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair featured a stronger spirits presence in line with a rising demand for Scotch in Asia.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top five World War One drinks

As this week marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, here we assemble five famous drinks associated with the conflict.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

Pinot Noir tastings, the HKTDC fair, hairy crabs and surprise sightings including a footballing super-star – there’s no let up in the Hong Kong calendar.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Frapin adds quarter-century Cognac

Cognac Frapin has launched a 25-year old Cognac laid down in 1988 to its portfolio of vintage expressions.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From Eva Green and The Noisettes, to flaming pastries, Piña Coladas and loquacious cockatoos, it’s been a colourful week in the drinks business.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Bunnahabhain taps into Islay history

Bunnahabhain is adding a new limited edition whisky to its range that takes its inspiration from life on Islay during the 19th century.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

UK trade narrowly misses label target

The UK drinks trade has delivered on a promise to improve health labelling of alcohol, but missed its overall target by a mere 0.7%.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Teacher refused job for being Irish

A teacher’s job application was rejected point blank due to the “alcoholism nature” of her “kind”, referring to the woman’s Irish heritage.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 2 Comments »

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