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Friday 29 August 2014

Spirits

Lidl reconciles fine wine with budget image

Lidl has insisted that its move into higher priced wines does not undermine the European discount retailer’s budget-friendly reputation.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Spoons shuns Diageo in Irish venture

JD Wetherspoon will not stock any Diageo-distributed products “for the long- term” in its new pub ventures in Ireland unless it can haggle lower prices from the brewer.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo to see slight growth in 2014

Analysts have predicted Diageo’s net sales growth will have risen by 0.5% in 2014, ahead of the release of the company’s full end of year results next week.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bartender sets patron’s face on fire

A guest at a bar in Lithuania suffered horrendous injuries after a bartender accidentally set his face on fire.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Americans favour beer over wine

In the battle of the beverages, beer has won out over wine again in the US, with Americans favouring a pint of beer over a glass of wine or dram of whisky.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol found to improve sense of smell

A modest amount of alcohol can improve your sense of smell, a recent study has concluded.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC reveals 2014 spirits winners

Three major drinks industry trends – own label, craft spirits and gin – proved their quality credentials as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its 2014 spirits results.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Summergate launches new gin for HK

Summergate has announced it is to be the sole importer and distributor of London No.1 gin in Hong Kong and Macau.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

William Grant leads bids for Drambuie

William Grant & Sons is the strongest bidder in the £100m sell-off of Scottish cocktail spirit brand Drambuie, according to reports from industry insiders.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

McIlroy opts for Jäger to celebrate win

Rory McIlroy showed the generational gap between himself and previous major winners as he celebrated his Open victory by drinking jägermeister from the Claret Jug.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 2 Comments »

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