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Thursday 17 April 2014

Spirits

Do you dare to flair?

As someone once said “Bartending is like Broadway, but instead of applause you get tips”.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 2 Comments »

Johnnie Walker takes strides in South Africa

South African newspaper the Sunday Times named Johnnie Walker as the country’s most popular alcoholic spirit.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 No Comments »

OFT warns UK minimum pricing could backfire

The UK’s competition watchdog, the Office of Fair Trading, has warned the government that plans for a minimum price for alcohol could backfire badly.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 3 Comments »

Top 10 animal and alcohol stories

Animals and alcohol have always had a strange relationship and we have rounded up the top 10 animal and alcohol stories.

Thursday, August 9th, 2012 No Comments »

London hotel celebrates the aperitivo

The Ampersand Hotel in London opens a new bar and restaurant this month, Apero, with an emphasis on recreating the Italian aperitivo hour.

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 No Comments »

Unicum chairman Peter Zwack dies aged 85

Peter Zwack, founder of distiller Zwack Unicum and producer of Hungary’s famous herbal digestif called Unicum, died yesterday aged 85.

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 1 Comment »

J&B expansion teaches spirits a lesson

“Spirits can learn a lot from fine wine,” believes Sarah Miles, as the new managing director of Diageo Wines Europe outlined her growth plans for fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks.

Monday, August 6th, 2012 No Comments »

Who is really in charge at one of the world’s leading vodka producers?

Ukraine’s vodka industry has a new participant and a new look.

Monday, August 6th, 2012 No Comments »

Ukraine’s vodka industry gets new participant and a new look

Doubts remain over the new owner of Crimean Vodka, as the Ukrainian vodka industry has a new participant and a new look.

Monday, August 6th, 2012 1 Comment »

Top ten trends of the last ten years: 2. China

In our penultimate installment of the greatest changes in drinks since db was launched in July 2002, we consider the role of China.

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 No Comments »

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