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Saturday 3 December 2016 loc: GB

Spirits

How drinks brands are swaying public opinion on politics

Consumers are no longer sitting on the fence when it comes to their purchases. They realise they have the power to incite change and are demanding the same from the brands they buy, who need to take note, says Will Rowe, CEO of audience insight agency Protein.

Friday, November 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Jamie Oliver to buy back Aussie resto chain

Jamie Oliver is to buy back his chain of Jamie’s Italian restaurants in Australia after its owners, the Keystone Hospitality Group, fell into administration.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

ProWein winds back the clock for 2017 event

Tickets for the 2017 edition of international wine and spirits fair ProWein are now on sale, with organisers confirming that next year’s opening hours will revert back to 9am to 6pm.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Chivas Brothers to invest £40m in Dumbarton distillery

Pernod Ricard is investing more than £40m in a new plant for its Chivas Brothers whisky and gin business in Dumbarton.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Top nine hotel bars: New York

In the city that never sleeps, there are no end of cocktail bars to explore – but some of the most spectacular just happen to be located within its most iconic hotels.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 No Comments »

New Prosecco mixer smashes crowdfunding target

A boozy fruit coulis designed as a mixer for Prosecco has become the first product to win funding through Tesco’s new crowd-funding platform – smashing its target by 200%.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

UK wine duty revenues hit record £4 billion

The UK’s wine industry generated a record £4 billion in tax revenue in the past 12 months while spirits revenues increased by £54m in the past six, despite a freeze on wine and cut on spirits duty in 2015.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Oz Clarke cuts the ribbon to a new state-of-the-art winery in Kent, US actor Wilmer Valderrama lends his support to Chivas Regal, and The Balvenie unveils the second instalment of its DCS compendium.

Friday, October 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Belvedere launches new campaign

Luxury vodka brand Belvedere has launched a limited edition ‘Red’ bottle as part of its ongoing commitment to fighting AIDS, along with a new marketing campaign.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine spirits dominate Bonhams next HK sale

Fine whiskies and Cognacs will dominate Bonhams next fine wine and spirit sale in Hong Kong this November.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

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