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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Spirits

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

An Indian single malt scooped top prize at the Whiskies of the World Awards, a new initiative launched by a US subsidiary of the IWSC.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade slashes prices by 7.5%

Up to 15,000 UK pubs, bars and restaurants will today slash their food and drink prices by 7.5% as part of a campaign to persuade the government to cut VAT.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tourists’ alcohol-related claims rejected

Holidaymakers unlucky enough to be involved in an accident having enjoyed a drink beforehand risk having their claims unfairly rejected.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Charity calls for booze ban on planes

An alcohol charity is calling on Australian airlines to ban alcohol following a string of mid-flight incidents.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 literary-inspired cocktails

For those with a penchant for literature and a hankering for a Martini this collection of cocktails inspired by some world-renowned wordsmiths is a match made in heaven.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol safety band praised by Microsoft

A bracelet that can detect levels of alcohol in someone’s system and “check in” to ensure the wearer is conscious has been praised by Microsoft.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch suffers 11% drop in exports

Scotch whisky has seen a decline in exports worth £220million in lost sales, with some markets receding by nearly 50%.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

New Louis XIII makes $20k in Singapore sale

Spink’s sale in Singapore last week saw a decanter of the latest limited edition Louis XIII realise S$20,704.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Shareholders back ‘excessive’ Diageo bonuses

Diageo has garnered “overwhelming support” from its shareholders for bonuses criticised by some as “excessive” at its annual meeting.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Clooney to toast wedding with Tequila

Hollywood superstar George Clooney seems to have his priorities straight when it comes to his wedding preparations – Tequila.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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