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Thursday 31 July 2014

Spirits

Loiseau translates wine expertise to Cognac

Rémy Martin’s new cellar master Baptiste Loiseau has explained how his background in winemaking helped to propel him into one of the top jobs in Cognac.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Modern consumer increasingly obsessive

Today’s consumer is increasingly obsessive; in search of something retro, feelgood and blended, and looking for an experience they can share, according to Wine Intelligence.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare 200 year old Cognac to launch

An extremely rare, limited edition, Cognac using spirits that pre-date the arrival of phylloxera is to be launched later this month.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau announces new CEO

Rémy Cointreau has named former Louis Vuitton high flyer Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet as its new CEO.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 martini bars in Hong Kong

Locating a good bar in Hong Kong isn’t too difficult, but finding that perfect martini is a different challenge. We take a look at some of the best martini bars in town.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Spirits sales in ‘dramatic’ global slowdown

Global spirits sales grew by just 0.1% in 2013, a “dramatic slowdown” compared to the 6.5% growth seen between 2007 and 2011, says the IWSR.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 2 Comments »

The Macallan celebrates midsummer in HK

Scotch whisky The Macallan is to pay tribute to composer Felix Mendelssohn and playwright William Shakespeare in Hong Kong with the next instalment of its “Bravo!” series.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider sector clarifies minimum price issue

The National Association of Cider Makers has warned the trade to be alert to differences in how various types of cider are affected by the UK government’s new ban on selling alcoholic drinks below cost.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most powerful drinks brands

In what has been a turbulent year for the drinks industry, we count down the world’s top 10 most powerful drinks brands as determined by the Drinks Business Power Brands Report.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Vinexpo releases visitor data

Last month’s Vinexpo Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong saw a 6.3% increase in visitors, with a particular uplift in attendance from south-east Asia.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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