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Sunday 7 February 2016


The week in pictures

It’s been a hectic week in the drinks trade with much of the industry decamping to Germany for ProWein, but not before letting their hair down at the Benevolent charity ball.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo commits to calorie labelling

Diageo is to provide calorie labelling on all of its products – a first for any alcohol company.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade reacts to trio of UK duty cuts

The UK trade has welcomed a trio of duty cuts to beer, spirits and cider calling it a “momentous result” and dubbing the Chancellor George Osborne a “hat trick hero”.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC announces communicator of the year shortlist

The International Wine and Spirit Competition has announced the shortlist for its Communicator of the Year award 2015.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo makes u-turn on supplier payments

Diageo has reconsidered a plan to lengthen its payment deadlines to suppliers after it was accused of threatening the “backbone” of the UK economy.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Vodka: intelligent design

When it comes to design, vodka is in a league of its own.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Lion’s net profits slide 20%

The full year’s net profits for New Zealand’s biggest drinks company, Lion, have slipped 20% as consumption declines and consumers trade up.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Just how innovative is the whisky industry?

A panel of industry experts is to discuss innovation in the whisky industry and how it can tap into a new generation of drinkers at the upcoming Distiller’s City Debate 2015.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top tips for celebrating St Patrick’s Day

Say “no” to green beer, “boo” to Bourbon and Scotch, and approach overcomplicated cocktails with caution – these are just some of our tips for celebrating St Patrick’s day properly.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Stock Spirits in €6m fraud investigation

Central and Eastern European spirits producer Stock Spirits has announced that potentially €6 million of allegedly fraudulent payments were made within its Polish business over the last five years.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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