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Wednesday 6 May 2015

Spirits

The week in pictures

London’s Royal Academy launches an exhibition in honour of the classic Martini, and team db sample the cocktail menu at Mark Hix’s latest hip hangout.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Portable ‘date rape’ detector invented

A team of technologists are seeking funding to launch a pocket-size device capable of detecting whether a drink has been spiked.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia rift threatens drink sector

EU wine is the first drinks sector to face a direct threat from the West’s recent breakdown of relations with Russia, which is considering a ban on European wine imports in response to sanctions over its annexation of Crimea.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Humphrey Bogart gin to launch

A gin dedicated to one of Hollywood’s biggest film icons is set to launch in the US and UK in association with the late Humphrey Bogart’s estate.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

First UV energy tablet cocktail to launch

An entrepreneur is to launch what he claims is the world’s first “tablet cocktail mixer” drink that glows under UV lighting and boosts energy levels.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Bloom adds classy twist to RTDs

Bloom gin has worked with upmarket UK soft drinks producer Fentiman’s to add a pre-mixed gin & rose lemonade offering to its range.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Gruppo Campari rallies after tough start

A pick up in aperitif sales has helped Gruppo Campari to climb back from a weak start to its year as the company announced its first half results.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

United Spirits delays results again

United Spirits has once again delayed publishing its full-year performance results, citing the need to clarify financial concerns raised by its own audit committee.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Menezes eyes long-term game plan

A glitch or a sea-change? That is the question about Diageo’s underwhelming full-year results for the year to 30 June.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Ban on booze for baboons

The Kenya Wildlife Service has warned tourists travelling through the Nakuru-Nairobi highway not to give alcohol to baboons.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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