Pernod Ricard has reported a “solid performance” in its 2012/13 results, delivering a 6% profit increase despite domestic decline and a slowdown in China.
Texas whisky brand Balcones is marking its fifth birthday with a launch which the distiller claims is the US state’s first single barrel Bourbon release.
An annual survey of consumption habits among China’s millionaires has revealed the country’s preferred drinks brands for collecting and gifting.
Mauritius is looking to secure a place on the world drinks map as it launches its first ever rum festival in collaboration with global rum ambassador Ian Burrell.
A China-based entrepreneur has turned to crowdfunding to raise money for a vodka packaged in a submachine gun.
Smirnoff has advanced its foray into the flavoured vodka trend with the launch of a cinnamon and gold leaf expression.
A knife-wielding robber in Liverpool was chased away with his tail between his legs when his victim turned on him him with a bottle of vodka.
Online wine auction house, Bid for Wine, and Dreweatts reported a strong turn out for their inaugural spirits auction earlier this month.
The drinks business caught up with TV presenter and wine columnist Ewan Lacey to find out more about his latest starring role as general manager of the IWSC Group.
Border guards in Kyrgyzstan have discovered an underwater pipeline used for a major alcohol smuggling operation from neighbouring Kazakhstan.
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