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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Spirits

Absinthe appellation refused by Swiss court

A court has overturned a decision to give Swiss absinthe producers a protected designation of origin.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK on-trade bounces back

New data paints a positive picture of the UK on-trade, pointing to sustained growth over the last 16 consecutive months.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Constellation buys Casa Noble Tequila

Constellation Brands has closed a deal to buy Carlos Santana’s super-premium Tequila brand, Casa Noble.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

US Senator calls for powdered alcohol ban

A US Senator has hit out against powdered alcohol, calling on food safety authorities to step in and ban the launch of the new product before it is approved for sale.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Minister suggests charging drunk patients

Charging drunk patients for treatment at hospitals’ A&E departments could prevent the service from being abused, according to one health minister.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Entries open for Alan Lodge spirits writer award

Promising journalists, bloggers and columnists are being called upon to enter the third annual Alan Lodge International Young Spirits Writer of the Year Award.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Tequila barrels turned into art for charity

Tequila Herradura is inviting artists to transform its barrels into works of art as part of a project to raise $70,000 for charity.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Tough new drink driving penalties passed

New York’s repeat drink drivers could now be jailed for up to seven years due to a new law which aims to lower the number of fatal road accidents.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Royal rhubarb gin released in London

A limited edition gin made from a variety of rhubarb first grown in Queen Victoria’s garden is to launch exclusively at London’s Fortnum & Mason.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

New app helps track alcohol intake

Drinkaware has launched a smartphone app designed to help people monitor their alcohol consumption and set goals to cut back if necessary.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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