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Friday 19 December 2014

Spirits

The week in pictures

Idris Elba, Benevolent debauchery, tea cocktails, top hats and red robed sommeliers all feature in this week’s drinks trade antics.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco’s Jago ‘expected to be dismissed’

Tesco’s suspended head of beer, wine and spirits Dan Jago is expected to be fired along with four remaining executives under investigation.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Kilchoman joins Pol Roger UK stable

Islay single malt whisky producer Kilchoman Distillery has announced a new UK agency agreement with Pol Roger Portfolio.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Chivas unveils new look 21YO Royal Salute

Chivas Brothers has unveiled new packaging for its Royal Salute 21 Year Old expression with the aim of “reinforcing its position as a modern, luxury product of hand crafted quality.”

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau reports 15% net sales drop

Rémy Cointreau’s net sales declined 15.5% in the first six months of 2014, a drop blamed on “evolving consumption patterns” and de-stocking in China.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Martell launches Premier Voyage in Asia

Martell Cognac is to celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2015 with the launch of a new limited edition blend “Premier Voyage” which will debut in Hong Kong.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

World Class 2015: The Next Generation

There is no global cocktail competition quite like World Class – it needs no introduction.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Aldi selling £76 wine for just £19

Budget supermarket Aldi has slashed the price of its fine wines and spirits by up to 78% in a bid to lure shoppers this Christmas.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 alcohol brand stereotypes

Enjoy a glass of Taylor’s Port? Then you most likely drive a Lexus, shop at Waitrose and own a pet fish, according to a new consumer brand profiling system.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 2 Comments »

Super-rich spend $8 billion on booze

The world’s ultra-rich spent US$8 billion on wine and spirits this year, according to a report which has revealed an insight into their spending habits.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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