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Monday 30 November 2015


IWSC celebrates cocktail culture

The International Wine & Spirit Competition has added a fresh slant for its gin and vodka entrants in 2015 with the launch of a challenge to find the best Bloody Mary and gin & tonic.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

A vintage Cognac, Gatsby-esque Champagne coupe, South African cider and British-Japanese gin make this month’s top product releases.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Family die in helicopter crash

Five people, including three members of the family that owns one of world’s bestselling cachaça brands, have died in a helicopter crash.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

China austerity drive to impact until 2017

China’s austerity campaign will affect luxury drinks for a further two years, according to Kiki Yang, partner at Bain management consulting.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Gordon’s relaunched with £2m campaign

Diageo has relaunched its Gordon’s gin brand with a contemporary TV ad as part of a £2 million marketing campaign.

Friday, January 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Team db’s top Christmas tipples

As Christmas draws tantalisingly close, team db’s thoughts have turned to the all important question of what to crack open on Christmas day.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 stories of 2014

While 2014 has seen major acquisitions and multi-million pound wine frauds, it’s often the more offbeat stories that prove most popular online.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Testino turns Macallan photographer

Acclaimed photographer Mario Testino is the latest to turn his lens on The Macallan for its Masters of Photography series.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo wins trademark battle

A Texas court has ruled in favour of Diageo and against a Canadian whiskey rival in a trademark lawsuit over its Crown Royal brand.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 ‘top 10s’ of 2014

We’re fond of a good list at the drinks business. The team has covered an array of wacky, weird and wonderful topics over the course of 2014, but which were the most popular?

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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