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Four key spirits trends for 2017

Euromonitor’s Spiros Malandrakis predicts the spirits trends that will shape the industry in 2017, from a greater appreciation of blended whiskies to the rise of cognac in China.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

Russia hints at illegal spirits problem

As much as 70% of spirits sold in Russia could be non-alcohol or ‘surrogate’ alcohol, Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry announced at a press conference this week.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 1 Comment »

Armenian brandy production up 27% in 2016

Armenian brandy enjoyed healthy growth in 2016 with production rising by 27% to 21.6 million litres over the previous year, according to the latest figures released by the National Statistical Service (NSS).

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Diageo assures prices won’t rise post Brexit

John Kennedy, president of Europe for drinks giant Diageo, has assured that the retail prices of its brands won’t be hiked up in the wake of Brexit.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

Diageo builds momentum

Diageo has continued to build momentum in its half-year results, driven by improvements in its US spirit business and Scotch portfolio.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

Malaysian entrepreneur makes white coffee wine

A Malaysian businessman is making a coffee flavoured red wine and says he wants to make it a national drink for Malaysia.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Uzbekistan raises duty on domestic alcohol

Uzbekistan has raised excise duties for domestically produced alcoholic beverages, but will maintain excise duties for imported products.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

普京下令改革酒精饮品税收

俄罗斯总统弗拉基米尔·普京下令打击伏特加“替代品”,至此开启了俄国酒类饮品税收改革,这一举措是在超过60个西伯利亚居民因喝了受污染的洗澡油致死事件后宣布的。

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

This week saw a festive variety of happenings, including an audience with Wolf Blass’ Chris Hatcher, exploring luscious Old Tawnies and a riotous Corsican wine dinner.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Belvedere launches new campaign

Luxury vodka brand Belvedere has launched a limited edition ‘Red’ bottle as part of its ongoing commitment to fighting AIDS, along with a new marketing campaign.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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