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Thursday 26 November 2015


Patrón pairs with Lalique glassmaker

Patrón Tequila has announced a new partnership with luxury glassmaker Lalique to create a limited-edition decanter, which is on sale for nearly £5,000.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Spirits industry welcomes EU trade pledge

The body representing the spirits industry in the EU has welcomed a new trade strategy adopted by the European Commission today, which includes a “re-energised” approach to trade deals.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 marketing campaigns of the month

Music is in the air in the drinks trade, as we see symphony tie-ups for two wine producers and a global beer brand sponsoring a UK-wide musical tour.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

LVMH posts strong 9-month performance

Luxury drinks and consumer products producer LVMH recorded a 6% organic increase in revenue, reaching €25.3 billion (£18.8bn) for the first nine months of 2015.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

What can vodka do to revive its flagging fortunes?

Vodka is waiting impatiently backstage for its star turn, but gin and Bourbon are hogging the limelight. What could vodka brands do to turn around global sales? asks Tony Enoch.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top new products of the month

September saw a whole host of interesting drinks hitting the shelves in the UK, with an urban wine, a canned cocktail and a rockstar whisky among the headlines.

Monday, October 12th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The drinks trade was kept busy this week, as royalty paid a visit, a globe-spanning flight was launched, and the Left Bank leapt to life with its Cabernet Sauvignon harvest.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinexpo HK to showcase Italian wine

Vinexpo Hong Kong, the international wine and spirits trade show, will be making Italy its guest of honour at the next session on 24-26 May 2016.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco profit halved as supplier terms change

Tesco’s half-year results have shown that profits have been slashed by 55% on last year, as the retailer also revealed “simpler” terms for its alcohol suppliers.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Top new products at TFWA Cannes

As the travel retail industry readies itself for a week in the sun at TFWA Cannes, we round up some special drinks products set to debut at the show.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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