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Thursday 27 October 2016 loc: GB


Pernod Ricard criticises new UK alcohol guidelines

To accept the UK’s newly reduced alcohol guidelines would be “counterintuitive”, says Pernod Ricard UK’s managing director, who has suggested that the company might be forced to refrain from putting such messages on bottles altogether.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Crucial Drinks signs up European distributors

Scottish boutique drinks company Crucial Drinks has appointed two new European distributors as it eyes up international growth.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Brexit to add €30m to Pernod Ricard profits

Britain’s vote to leave the EU will add €30 million to Pernod Ricard’s profits in its present financial year, according to Gilles Bogaert, the French group’s managing director of finance and operations.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Top new products: September

This month’s latest releases include a Champagne from The Who legend Roger Daltrey, the next instalment of David Beckham’s partnership with Diageo’s Haig Club and Louis Roederer’s 2009 Cristal.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

US spirits company snaps up UK whisky business

One of America’s largest private distillers, The Sazerac Company, has snapped up one of the UK’s “most exclusive” spirits businesses, The Last Drop Distillers.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

How traditional shot brands can get noticed with experiential strategies

Alcohol brands are constantly searching for new ways to encourage consumers to try something new, expand their horizons, and sample their products.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

BBR adds Irish whiskey to spirits range

Berry Bros. & Rudd has added an Irish whiskey to its spirits range, following its decision to bring distribution of its spirits in-house earlier this year.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Bong-smoked cocktails on sale in US

A Mexican restaurant in California has started selling a range of cocktails smoked in a bong.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

US and Spain boost Pernod Ricard’s growth

Acceleration in the USA and Spain helped boost Pernod Ricard’s annual sales by 2%, it announced this morning, with Jameson and Ballantine’s offsetting flat growth across some of its top 14 spirits brands.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Morrisons poaches former Asda BWS director for senior role

Morrisons has appointed Asda’s former chief customer officer to oversee ambient trading, which includes its beers, wines and spirits department.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

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