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Thursday 2 July 2015

Spirits

Power Brands 2015: The results (100-95)

We count down the world’s most powerful wines and spirits starting with those drinks at the bottom end of the 2015 Power Brands survey.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Bliss in Bordeaux, hearing of Virginia’s vinous ambition, and healthy helpings of jamon helped make this week in the wine trade particularly memorable.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer flows at BBC as bar tab is revealed

Peroni rules the roost in the function rooms and at the office parties of the BBC, as the corporation’s alcohol bill for 2014 is made public.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Super-premium vodka sales hit buffers

Super-premium vodkas have peaked according to the results of 2015’s Power Brands Survey, which were unveiled yesterday.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Teeling opens Dublin whiskey distillery

The Teeling Whiskey Company has opened its €10m distillery and visitor centre in The Liberties, Dublin – the first distillery to open in the city in 125 years.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Whisky ‘body blended’ by porn stars on sale

A bizarre range of whiskies has emerged which claim to have been “body blended” by porn stars.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Diageo shares jump amid rumours of takeover

AB InBev billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann is rumoured to be putting together a takeover bid for the world’s largest drinks company, Diageo, as shares in the company jump by 8%.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

IWSC launches quest for digital talent

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is offering the chance to win a trip to Australia and a paid six month contract as host of its new digital platform.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Absolut sues Kahlua impersonator

A subsidiary of Pernod Ricard is taking a drinks company to court over its Kahfúa liqueur, which it claims is a case of blatant counterfeiting of its own Kahlua coffee liqueur.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A punishing trek across the French Pyrenees, a trip to the Loire, hop sniffing and smoked salmon – check out what’s been happening in the world of drinks this week.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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