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Tuesday 1 September 2015

Spirits

Diageo goes solo in South Africa

Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 silliest stories of the month

Celebrating the strange, surreal, oddly ingenious and downright bizarre, we round up the month’s most offbeat drinks-related stories.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo sees another senior exit

Ravi Rajagopal, Diageo’s global head of business development, is leaving the company at the end of September – the third executive level departure to be announced in the last month.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Own label spirits fly high

Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

New brand toasts gin’s northern heritage

Manchester is due to become the latest English city to boast its own gin with the launch of Thomas Dakin Gin, named in honour of an 18th century gin pioneer.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Distillery dives deep for seaweed gin

A distillery is set to release the first gin produced in the Scotland’s Western Isles made using seaweed hand-dived from the seas around the Isle of Harris.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol helps with chronic pain, says study

Regularly drinking a small amount of alcohol helps to lessen the debilitating effect of chronic pain, new research has found.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

US bill could lift drinks post ban

A century-old ban on sending alcohol through the US Postal Service could be lifted if a new bill makes its way through Congress.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Rémy suffers sales setback in Q1

Rémy Cointreau’s move into premium pricing has unnerved its Asian and American markets, contributing to a 9% sales decline in the three months to 31 June.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Brown-Forman’s ‘vision’ for US whiskey

Brown-Forman, the world’s biggest American whiskey producer, has revealed its new “vision” for the category in the UK.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

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