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Sunday 26 October 2014

Spirits

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 »

Johnnie Walker hailed for innovation

Johnnie Walker has joined the likes of Google, Nike and Airbnb as the only drinks brand to be included in a 2014 ranking of the world’s 50 most innovative companies.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

First whisky fair planned for HK

Hong Kong is to have its inaugural malt whisky fair later this year in a show that will include masterclasses from leading distilleries.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Gordon’s drives flavoured gin trend

Gordon’s is looking to capitalise on an ongoing popularity of flavoured spirits with the launch of an elderflower gin variant.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Blue drinks & bizarre ingredients: where will it end?

I love so many things about this industry. But there are also things I hate – blue drinks and bizarre ingredients.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 3 Comments »

Bacardi unveils ‘good spirited’ green plan

The world’s largest privately held spirits company has unveiled its ambitious plans to build a more sustainable future.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

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