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Wednesday 2 September 2015

Vodka

US spirits sales up for 18th year

Sales of American whiskey have helped propel the US spirits industry to its 18th consecutive year of growth.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Stock Spirits hit hard by Polish woes

Problems in the Polish market have seen profits tumble by -77% at drinks group Stock Spirits, which released its half-year results today.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Butcher puts the ‘bang’ into bangers

A UK butcher may soon be selling sausages flavoured with vodka and Red Bull or Jack Daniel’s after it invited customers to suggest new additions to the range.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Star Trek star sees off £7k of alcohol

Karl Urban, who plays Leonard McCoy in the most recent Star Trek film franchise, spent nearly £7,000 on Champagne and spirits in Cardiff on Saturday.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

New marketing role for Beam Suntory

Spirits producer Beam Suntory has announced the creation of a new US marketing general manager role, which is to be taken by former Kraft Heinz executive Greg Hughes.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Crystal Head launches ‘Aurora’

Crystal Head vodka is to launch its new aurora borealis-inspired expression in the UK this October.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Campari cashes in on core brands

Italian spirits producer Gruppo Campari is on track for a strong rise in profits this year after it posted large growth margins for the six months to 30 June.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Chase to sell vodka to the Russians

Herefordshire-based Chase Distillery has signed a distribution deal to sell its potato vodka in Russia in the first deal of its kind for an English vodka brand.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Huge fake vodka factory raided

An illegal alcohol factory containing 130,000 litres of “potentially toxic” fake vodka has been raided by UK police.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top 10 new products

Taking a turn towards the luxury end of the market, the latest products to hit the shelves in the last month include high-end rosé, a rare Macallan Scotch and a whiskey fronted by a certain Irish punk band.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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