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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Spirits

Scotch helps tackle unemployment

Diageo has joined forces with UK youth employment charity The Prince’s Trust to create a new specialist Scotch whisky retail training scheme.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco store swaps veg for booze

A Tesco store in Reading, England, emptied aisles it previously reserved for fruit and vegetables — to make room for piles of beer and spirits.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 6 Comments »

The week in pictures

From chicken feet crisps at one of London’s top haunts to sea-faring cocktails and Jean Claude Van Damme – it has, as ever, been an eclectic week in the world of drinks.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

India’s Kerala state moves to ban alcohol

A total prohibition of alcohol is to be enforced in the southern Indian state of Kerala in 10 years, authorities have said.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Diageo’s $115m Bulleit distillery on track

Diageo has broken ground on its new $115m distillery in Kentucky which will be officially named The Bulleit Distilling Co.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Kardashian launches sparkling liqueur

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian is to front the release of a new sparkling liqueur produced by the US-based Heaven Hill Distilleries.

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod pushes for a premium Christmas

Pernod Ricard UK has flagged up a host of data to show why on-trade outlets should encourage customers to trade up this Christmas.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Entrepreneur arrested over Viagra drink

A Chinese alcohol manufacturer accused of sneaking Viagra into his drinks in a bid to boost sales has been arrested.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Fish drinking rugby player faces jail

A rugby player filmed downing a cocktail of wine, spirits and live fish could be jailed after his actions were reported to the RSPCA.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most powerful vodka brands

In the fifth of our Power Brand round ups our attention turns to vodka, with the giants of the sector battling it out for a spot in the top 10.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 1 Comment »

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