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Thursday 26 November 2015


Bushmills sale ‘hurt’, says Diageo NI boss

The boss of drinks giant Diageo’s Northern Ireland arm has said that the sale of the Bushmills Irish whiskey brand last year was beyond his control.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Deadly fungus threatens gin-making Juniper stocks

The plant used to produce gin is in a “critical state” in Scotland as it is increasingly being killed off by a deadly fungus, a new report has warned.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week the drinks trade was kept on its toes with a classic 80s film to celebrate, grapes to harvest, and we at db ​hosted our inaugural Wine Show Chelsea.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Portobello Road launches asparagus gin

London-based spirits producer Portobello Road has released a limited edition expression of its Director’s Cut gin distilled with British asparagus.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Stoli ‘evolves’ with first entire redesign in 80 years

Stolichnaya Vodka has unveiled the first ever packaging redesign for its entire range since the brand was launched almost 80 years ago.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod reports ‘gradual improvement’ in Q1

Pernod Ricard has reported gradual improvement in sales in its first quarter, as it sale rose 3%.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Scotland’s ‘first’ NZ Pinot Noir whisky launched

Scottish distillery Springbank has launched what it claims to be Scotland’s first Pinot Noir barrel-aged single malt.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Distribution problems holding back Rémy

French spirits producer Rémy Cointreau has announced its value sales shrank 5.9% in the first half of 2015, which it blames on distribution changes in its key markets.

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week London was awash with cocktail fans flocking to the east of the city for London Cocktail Week, and db opened its much anticipated Wine Show Chelsea, which is taking place this weekend.

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Patrón pairs with Lalique glassmaker

Patrón Tequila has announced a new partnership with luxury glassmaker Lalique to create a limited-edition decanter, which is on sale for nearly £5,000.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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