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Tuesday 9 February 2016

Spirits

Bizarre Glenfiddich sculpture to be scrapped

“Ford Escort with lamp post through bonnet”, a surreal artwork in the car park of the Glenfiddich distillery is destined for the scrap heap after eight years.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

New spirit targets girls’ night out

Brown-Forman has launched a direct appeal to younger female consumers with its new fruit-flavoured, vodka-based spirit brand called “lbd”.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Resilient UK on-trade is ‘on its way back’

Bars and restaurants in the UK are better placed to innovate now than they have been for the past seven years, according to research commissioned by the London Wine Fair.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Winners and losers in precarious global market

Global total volume growth remains subdued for a second year running, setting it up to be among the three lowest in the last decade.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 banned alcoholic drinks

The drinks trade has seen its fair share of drinks banned from public consumption over the years, be it for their political, legal or saucy undertones.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Bruichladdich to release new Octomore

Bruichladdich will launch the seventh edition of Octomore in June, an expression that claims to be “the world’s most heavily peated whisky”.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

24-hour drinking law ‘was a mistake’

The Labour party was wrong to bring in reforms to licensing laws that allowed for 24-hour drinking in England and Wales, the party’s health spokesman has said.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

High tax on spirits gives rise to black market

A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

10 richest people in the UK drinks trade

As The Sunday Times Rich List 2015 reveals the wealthiest individuals in the UK and Ireland, find out who’s managed to build their fortune from the drinks trade.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 2 Comments »

Airport cleaner steals 1,500 mini liquor bottles

A woman stole more than 1,400 miniature bottles of booze worth $10,000 while working as an airplane cleaner at JFK Airport in New York.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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