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Thursday 31 July 2014

Spirits

UK grants funding for Scotch-fuelled cars

A new round of funding has put whisky-powered cars a step closer to becoming a reality in the UK.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

English whisky producer set for 2014 start

A new distillery aiming to be England’s largest combined producer of whisky, gin and vodka moved a step closer to production this week with the delivery of three handmade copper stills.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Women are better tasters than men

It’s official: women are naturally better tasters than men according to Dr Deborah Parker, beer sommelier and associate director at Marketing Sciences.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 4 Comments »

Diageo takes control of United Spirits

Five years after entering initial takeover discussions, Diageo has finally achieved ownership of United Spirits (USL), India’s dominant spirits company.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod to take Indian whiskies to Africa

Pernod Ricard is to start the production of two Indian whisky brands on the African continent in a bid to further open up the emerging markets there.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Jim Beam finds UK ripe for rye

Jim Beam is set to introduce its rye expression to the UK in response to growing demand for different styles of American whiskey.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Parents warned: don’t reward exam success with alcohol

Almost one in four parents will be giving their children alcohol to celebrate the end of school exams this summer, says Drinkaware.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Historic Cognac launched in Poland

A Cognac was launched in Poland yesterday using a range of extremely rare distillates, the oldest of which dates back to 1805.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 tips for marketing drinks brands

Joanna Davies, CEO at drink, part of the ZAK Media Group, counts down her top 10 tips for successful drinks marketing.

Friday, June 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy feeds UK demand for luxury Cognac

Rémy Martin has used the official handover from cellar master Pierrette Trichet to her successor Baptiste Loiseau to preview a high end Cognac that is due to launch in the UK next month.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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