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Saturday 22 October 2016 loc: GB


Stanford alcohol ban sends ‘dangerous message’

The US Distilled Spirits Council has criticised Stanford University’s hard liquor ban saying that it sends a “dangerous message” and unfairly singles out spirits.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Cannes readies for 2016 TFWA conference

Beachside yoga classes, a regatta and an ever-popular golf tournament are just some of the events set to take place at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition and Conference in Cannes.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Stanford University bans hard liquor on campus

California’s Stanford University has revised its student liquor policy and banned hard liquor on campus following a sexual assault involving a student.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Hot new London bar openings: August

Our latest round-up of openings in the capital includes a rum shack, biker bar, Dickensian drinking den, vinyl mecca and a secret haunt in a former Turkish bathhouse.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Japan could give tourists tax break on alcohol

Japanese alcoholic drinks such as saké and Japanese whisky could become exempt from tax for foreign tourists if a request by its tourism agency is accepted.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Distillery fined after worker is engulfed in flames

A UK distillery has been fined nearly £300,000 after an employee suffered 20% burns in a fire that destroyed its warehouse and stocks.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Hong Kong gears up for Wine & Spirits Fair

The ninth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair will descend on the city in November to highlight Asia’s booming wine consumption.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Top new products: August

This month’s top new products include an experimental whiskey merging Scotch, Canadian and American malts and a Provence-style Australian rosé backed by celebrity chef John Torode.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016 No Comments »

WSTA boosts support for UK distillers

The WSTA has voiced its support for a newly established trade body set up to promote the interests of Britain’s growing craft spirits industry.

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch distillery visits hit record high

The number of people visiting Scotch whisky distilleries increased by 7% to 1.6 million in 2015, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 No Comments »

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