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Saturday 1 November 2014

Spirits

Neknomination craze not reflective of alcohol industry

Many of you by now will have heard of Neknominate, probably preceded by a bow wave of growing social outrage.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 No Comments »

US and Africa buoy Cognac exports

Global Cognac sales in 2013 have been described as “reassuringly high”, despite problems caused by a severe slowdown in China.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

WSTA ramps up bid to end alcohol super-tax

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is calling on the drinks industry to get behind its campaign to end an “unfair” alcohol super-tax – one month before this year’s UK budget is set.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Mangrove goes solo

UK specialist spirits agency Mangrove has split from parent company the Coe Group and added a number of high profile new products to its portfolio.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 11 spirits gifts

With Christmas having passed, it’s nice to look at what gift sets can be found from some of the best spirit brands around the globe.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod reacts to disappointing first half

Pernod Ricard has earmarked key areas for cost savings and future growth after the drinks group was forced to reduce its earnings forecast for 2013/14.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Coffee shop chain granted alcohol licence

Three Harris + Hoole coffee shops, part-owned by supermarket giant Tesco, have been granted permission to sell alcohol.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Man charged for smuggling vodka as Evian

A man has been charged with smuggling nearly £2 million worth of vodka disguised as mineral water and vinegar.

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch struggles to meet demand

Scotch whisky will find it impossible to maintain its recent explosive growth rate according to Glenfarclas’ sales director.

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Glenfarclas tees up mature 2014 launches

Glenfarclas has confirmed plans for two mature whisky launches in 2014: its first 60-year old age statement and a fino Sherry cask bottling laid down in the 1960s.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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