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Wednesday 30 July 2014

Spirits

Canned cocktails gain popularity in Japan

Japanese brewers are to release their longest ever line up of canned cocktails in a bid to counter a 10-year trend of declining beer sales.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Secondhand booze shop opens in Tokyo

A cut-price liquor store which buys unwanted alcohol before selling its on at a discounted price has opened in Tokyo.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products in July

This month’s top 10 new products includes the resurrection of a 180-year old Tanqueray gin recipe and two bold wines from Jacob’s Creek aged in whisk(e)y barrels.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 most expensive empty bottles

Prepare to rustle through your recycling bin, as we reveal what the most expensive empty bottles are currently looking to fetch online.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 3 Comments »

Queen to smash bottle of whisky

A naming ceremony for the Royal Navy’s newest ship will see the Queen smash a bottle of Scotch against the vessel instead of the usual Champagne.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Raising spirits: the rise of small batch vodka

Makers of small batch vodka have experienced a boom in sales that has taken some by surprise, including the distillers themselves.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Upcoming Spink sale highlights in pictures

Some highlights of the up-coming sale of rare spirits by Spink in Hong Kong next month.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Spink to auction rare spirits in HK

Spink auctioneers are offering collectors the chance to buy rare rums, whiskies, Cognacs and eaux-de-vies in bottle and cask at its next Hong Kong sale in July.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Korean union drops strike plan

The labour union at Pernod Ricard’s South Korean division have called off a planned strike after the company reinstated all employees destined for early retirement.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

10 uses for Google Glass and drinks

Google Glass has just been launched to customers in the UK with a hefty price tag of £1000. How could it be used in the drinks world?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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