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Saturday 25 April 2015

US

Portobello rides the global gin wave

Portobello Road Gin has embarked on a major expansion drive just four years after it was founded as the brand seeks to build on strong sales in the UK and abroad.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Cruise line offers free booze on board

Passengers on board a Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line ship will benefit from free beer, wine and premium spirits from next year.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

US takes lead on wine consumption

The US has overtaken France to become the world’s largest wine consumer, although Europe as a whole still dominates consumption and production, according to a new report.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Tommy Guns vodka settles lawsuit

The maker of Tommy Guns vodka has settled the lawsuit brought to court by Saeilo Enterprises, the company behind the infamous Thompson machine gun.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Pernod hails ‘solid’ performance

Pernod Ricard has become the latest drinks group to reflect a steadily resurgent Asian market and buoyant US dollar, as it reported 2% organic sales growth at the end of the third quarter.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Nine indicted over $100k Bourbon heist

Nine members of a criminal gang have been indicted over the theft of at least US$100,000 worth of Bourbon from top producers including Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Restaurant bans ‘small screaming children’

A Canadian restaurant has received messages of “hate and threats” after it banned “small screaming children” from its premises.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Fan catches ball in beer cup

It’s the start of the baseball season in the US and that means the start of fans catching – accidentally or otherwise – stray balls in their beer mugs.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Sewage beer given the go-ahead

A group of American home brewers has been given the green light to serve beer brewed using recycled sewage water.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

New bill ‘key’ to boosting US spirits exports

The US Distilled Spirits Council today welcomed a new trade bill which it said would be “key to opening foreign markets to American spirits products.”

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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