Tesco’s Dan Jago has given the additional responsibility of beer and spirits, broadening his role as the group’s director of wine.
Sharp declines in shipments to the Far East and Europe have brought an end to Cognac’s three consecutive years of record growth.
The managing director of Pernod Ricard UK, Denis O’Flynn, has been elected the next chairman of the UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association.
Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.
Spink’s sale in Singapore next week will see a stellar line-up of rare Louis XIII Cognacs go under the hammer, representing nearly every decade back to the 1960s.
Russia’s alcoholic drinks industry is in tatters, reeling under the pressure of excise tax hikes, advertising bans and relentlessly tightening legislation.
Three independent directors have quit United Spirits’ board days after Diageo launched an investigation into the company’s finances.
Zachys auction house is toasting “extraordinary” results from its latest Hong Kong auction, which featured its first line-up of rare spirits as well as fine wines.
Stoli has announced the launch of a new multi-million marketing campaign promoting the “total redesign” of its website, print, and out-of-home advertisements.
From David Beckham and Justin Timberlake to Jude Law, the drinks industry has attracted no end of A-list stars keen to show their support for their favourite tipple.
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