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Sunday 3 May 2015

Spirits

New head of GTR for Brown-Forman

Marshall Farrer has been named the new head of global travel retail at Brown-Forman.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Gap for premium brandy in US worth $1bn

An untapped gap in the US market for premium brandy could be worth nearly $1 billion, if producers are able to capitalise on its potential, according to Rabobank.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Taiwanese malt named world’s best

Taiwanese whisky Kavalan has beaten off competition from around the world to be named best single malt at the 2015 World Whiskies Awards.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

LED app-controlled vodka bottle launched

A California-based spirit company has launched a vodka bottle with an LED display that can be controlled via an app.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bow Wow youngest rapper to launch vodka

US rap star Bow Wow, whose real name is Shad Moss, celebrated his 28th birthday with his new NDI Vodka brand.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod signals Indian ambition

Pernod Ricard’s Indian subsidiary has extended its borrowing limit to Rs1,500 crore (£161.5 million), a sign that the group is keen to tackle rival Diageo’s current dominance of this market through United Spirits.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi Legacy contenders from HK and Sg chosen

Devender Kumar from Otto e Mezzo in Hong Kong and Peter Chua from 28 HongKong Street in Singapore will represent their respective cities at the Bacardi Legacy competition.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

MO bar champions mezcal

MO Bar at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong put the focus on mezcal last week for its annual “Masters of Mixology” series.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Budget reaction: Post-election moves are key

Reacting to the UK’s Budget announcement on Wednesday, Ron Emler unpicks what the duty cuts mean for the country’s burgeoning industry.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

It’s been a hectic week in the drinks trade with much of the industry decamping to Germany for ProWein, but not before letting their hair down at the Benevolent charity ball.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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