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Top 10 eco-conscious drinks groups

Ahead of our upcoming January issue that welcomes in the new year with a look at green initiatives in the drinks trade, here we round up 10 producers and companies taking ecology seriously.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Jeff Koons sued over 1980s Gordon’s gin ad

US contemporary artist Jeff Koons is being sued over claims he used another photographer’s photo in a 1986 advert for Gordon’s gin.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco stores host ‘hangover help’ stations

UK retailer Tesco opened “hangover help” stalls in three of its London stores on Friday following what was expected to be the country’s busiest night for office Christmas parties.

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 novelty gifts for drinkers

It’s Christmas, and you’re searching for a gift for a fellow drink enthusiast, but you need to be careful not to drift too far into the realm of kitsch. See what you make of these suggestions.

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cotswold Distillery to crowdfund £1m expansion

An English distillery has reached its crowdfunding target of £500,000 in just one week, unveiling plans to launch a new whisky and double its production of the spirit.

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Drop the Duty’ campaign awarded

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s ‘Drop the Duty!’ campaign has won the Trade Body Campaign of the Year at the Public Affairs Awards.

Monday, December 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Bushmills to receive £30m expansion

Bushmills Irish Whiskey’s parent company Jose Cuervo is planning to spend £30 million on a new distillery facility for the brand that will “effectively double its capacity”.

Monday, December 14th, 2015 3 Comments »

The week in pictures

In what was a landmark week for English wine, Champagne house Taittinger announced it would be establishing a vineyard in Kent, while db’s Lucy Shaw returned from a whirlwind tour of Chile and Argentina.

Friday, December 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Drinks industry IT guru launches artisan vodka brand

The creator of the cutting-edge software used by the UK’s leading drinks storage companies has launched his own small-batch vodka brand.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Poliakov launches interactive game

Don’t you hate it went you’re trying to enjoy a nice glass of vodka and ice monsters attack you? Well now you can fight back with Poliakov vodka.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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