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Spirits

Punch announces price freeze on all spirits for another year

Punch has frozen their spirits prices until next July in order to absorb the duty increases on wine and high-strength sparkling cider.

Friday, August 19th, 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 »

HMRC sets out new spirits legislation to ease licence applications

HMRC has set out changes to the UK’s alcohol excise duty structure for spirits, making it easier for distillers to become licensed producers.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 No Comments »

RBHK opens new spirits award category

Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong along with Whisky Ambassador has put the call out for entries for its Best Spirits Award which is open to distributors, whisky bars, hotels and restaurants around the city.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Gin boom brings new record for IWSC entries

The IWSC has announced the results of the 2016 competition for spirits, revealing a record year for entries into the competition – partly driven by the surge in number of gin brands launched over the last few years.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Brexit ‘not a big deal for us’ says Diageo chief

Brexit “is not a big deal” for Diageo, according to its chief executive, who believes there will be benefits if the transition is approached in the right way.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

LVMH wine and spirits revenues up 7%

Luxury goods group LVMH has reported total revenues of €17.2 billion in the first half of 2016, an increase of 3% on the previous year, with its wine and spirits revenues up 7%.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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