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Thursday 24 April 2014

Spirits

Diageo Tequila deal could be sealed this week

Diageo is close to acquiring Jose Cuervo for an estimated $3bn (£1.9bn) in cash and shares.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 No Comments »

High price anticipated for rare Scotch

A bottle of Dalmore 50-year-old Scotch whisky is expected to sell for up to £7,000 at auction this month.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 No Comments »

Bombay pushes gin trend with glassware

Bombay Sapphire has launched the latest part of its £1.5million campaign, introducing its own range of balloon-shaped glasses.

Monday, August 20th, 2012 2 Comments »

Top 10 new products

This month’s top 10 new products include two new wines from Caviro, a bloody vodka and a 0% wine style drink with a wine taste.

Friday, August 17th, 2012 No Comments »

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 »

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