A minimum price of 45p per unit in the UK would be 50 times more effective in combatting alcohol misuse than current measures, new research claims.
The International Wine & Spirits Research has released its 2014 report on duty free trends of 2013, and with it the world’s biggest travel retail brands.
Bombay Sapphire opens its new official home this week after transforming an historic site in southern England into a “state-of-the-art” distillery and visitor centre.
UK gin distiller Greenall’s has introduced the first new additions to its range for more than 250 years.
The average Brit spends £49,581 (US$81,000) on booze in their lifetime, with a further one million of the population spending £167,000 (US$271,000).
Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton hotel empire, showed she knows how to party by running up a US$230,000 (£140k) bar bill in New York.
A club at which guests are breathalysed on the door and where no alcoholic beverages are sold has launched in Stockholm.
Speyside whisky producer Glenfarclas has confirmed plans to introduce a 1966 fino Sherry cask expression as the first part of a new series.
While most strikes are over pay or conditions, French rail workers went on strike this week in defence of two colleagues caught drinking on the job.
This week saw db dine at a restaurant with no chef, indulge in an edible cinematic feast and sample the latest release from whisky maker Glenfarclas.
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