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Wednesday 28 September 2016 loc: GB

Spirits

Drink and drama: top 10 quotes

Wine, beer and spirits have been causing mirth and mayhem for millennia and the world of theatre has been quick to capitalise. We consider some of the finest, most provocative drinks quotations from the stage.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Rum fights back against ‘challenging’ market

Europe’s rum consumption fell by 1.5 million litres between 2009 and 2014 driven almost singlehandedly by the Spanish market, according to Rabobank’s Q4 spirits report.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Ballantine’s unveils space whisky glass

Ballantine’s has launched a glass designed specifically for drinking whisky in space aimed at an assumed future generation of space tourists.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Diageo and SABMiller ‘should merge’

Diageo and SABMiller could boost their profits by nearly a fifth and see off a much-feared AB InBev takeover if they choose to merge, analysts say.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

NI distillery begins whiskey production

Rademon Estate Distillery, which claims to be Northern Ireland’s first and only craft spirits producer, has announced plans to develop a new Irish whiskey.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Top drinks trends to watch

Hot new drinks trends to look out for in the next five years include the revival of ‘70s classics, the rise of “healthonism” and demand for theatrical wine rituals.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

The definitive round-up of the goings-on in the drinks trade, this week we feature some “sexist” wallpaper, we christen some new cocktails, and enjoy the splendours of one of London’s most grand hotels.

Friday, September 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol tax revenue ‘outweighs cost of abuse’

The cost of dealing with the results of alcohol abuse in England is significantly smaller than the tax revenue brought in from alcohol duty, a new study has found.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod perked up by ‘strong’ UK market

The performance of Pernod Ricard’s UK arm has been “remarkable”, according to Gilles Bogaert, the French group’s finance director.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A taxidermy taxi, vintage cocktails, Bourbon masterclass and a stunning soiree at London’s Somerset House to mark the start of the Rugby World Cup – it’s the week in pictures.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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