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Sunday 23 November 2014

Spirits

Diageo trades Bushmills for Don Julio

Diageo has bolstered its stake in the luxury Tequila market by acquiring the Don Julio brand from Casa Cuervo in exchange for Irish whiskey Bushmills.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Calls for alcohol calorie labels ‘miss the point’

Calls made by health professionals to label alcohol with its calorie content “miss the point rather spectacularly”, according to a body which represents British advertisers.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 3 Comments »

Trade thanks MPs for scrapping tax

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association gathered with members of the trade at Westminster yesterday to thank MPs for their support in abolishing the alcohol duty escalator.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Pimm’s No.6 restored after outcry

Diageo has back-tracked on its plan to discontinue Pimm’s No.6 Vodka Cup after being “flooded” with customer requests.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Serious Fraud Office to investigate Tesco

The Serious Fraud Office is to carry out a criminal investigation into the finances of UK supermarket Tesco.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Halloween drinks

Featuring hip, horror-themed cocktails, pig’s blood and chicken bone, we round up a collection of drinks suited to conjuring up a night of frightful imbibing this Halloween.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Pinot Noir-finished whiskey released

Brown Forman’s Woodford Reserve is to release a whiskey finished in a Pinot Noir barrel.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod results mark global turning point

Pernod Ricard’s recent sales figures have confirmed a trend of small but gradual improvement in the global trading environment.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine world readies for Vinexpo Nippon

With the start of Vinexpo Nippon just over a week away, the full programme of events has been released.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

At-home whisky-ageing ‘stick’ launched

A wooden stick that it is claimed can age whisky by up to three years in just 24 hours has been launched on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

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