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Friday 25 July 2014

Spirits

Vinexpo benefits from ‘broader’ visitor base

2014’s Vinexpo Asia-Pacific has benefitted from a 6.4% increase in visitors with a boost in numbers coming from southeast Asia, according to the fair organiser.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Inside the ultimate £750k drinks tour

A travel company is offering a one-off 10-stop world tour sampling some of its most expensive drinks. We take a look at what the £750,000 ticket will buy you.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

db Awards 2014: the shortlist

Following several days of judging last week, we are delighted to reveal the shortlisted entries for the drinks business Awards 2014.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 women in whisky

From bloggers and event organisers to distributors and distillers there are plenty of women doing their bit to shake up the typically perceived male dominated world of whisky.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 10 Comments »

Drunk fish are leaders to sober tank mates

Fish when drunk become hyperactive, swim faster and exhibit aggressive behaviour elevating them to the status of leader among their sober tank mates, according to a recent study.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 richest UK drinks barons

The UK is home to a bevy of millionaires, and billionaires, who have made their wealth from the drinks trade as the recently published Sunday Times Rich List 2014 proves.

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks barons star in The Rich List

Giants of the international brewing, distilling and wine business appeared among other titans of UK industry in The Sunday Times Rich List 2014.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Indonesia threatens plain alcohol labels

Indonesia is threatening to slap plain packaging on wine and spirits from countries that put plain labels on cigarette packets.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 No Comments »

End of ‘illegal’ tax loophole to benefit whisky

Exported drinks to Hungary, especially Scotch whisky, should now benefit from a fairer playing field after an “illegal” loophole in the Hungarian spirits market was brought to an end.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 No Comments »

16% of world’s population deemed binge drinkers

Drinking six units of alcohol on one single occasion at least monthly amounts to “heavy episodic drinking”, according to a recent report by the World Health Organisation.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

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