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Thursday 30 July 2015

Vodka

Own label spirits fly high

Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Premium spirits brands ‘must offer more’

Thriftiness is the new norm, and the pressure is on for spirits brands to offer consumers more in order to get them to spend more, a market report has found.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo fights Smirnoff vodka ad ban

Diageo’s Smirnoff vodka is fighting a decision to ban an advert was deemed to inappropriately imply that a successful night out depended on alcohol.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

German man launches ‘Grexit’ vodka

A German entrepreneur has trademarked the word “Grexit”, referring to Greece’s possible exit from the Euro, and is launching a satirical vodka-based drink off the back of it.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

New operations chief for Absolut

Anna Schreil has been named as the new vice president of operations at Absolut Vodka effective from 1 July.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

EU spirits trade calls for fresh approach

Spirits producers in the EU will “achieve much more” if they follow a new strategy to focus on building exports outside the continent, a market report has claimed.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Power Brands 2015: The results (94-90)

We continue our countdown of the world’s 100 most powerful wines and spirits by looking at those brands ranked 94-90.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Super-premium vodka sales hit buffers

Super-premium vodkas have peaked according to the results of 2015’s Power Brands Survey, which were unveiled yesterday.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Breaking Bad vodka launched in the US

A limited-edition range of “Heisenberg” vodka, inspired by the hit TV show Breaking Bad, has been launched in the US.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Global wine and spirits markets in decline

The global spirits market declined by 0.1% in 2014, a loss of 3.1 million nine-litre cases, while global wine sales fell by 1.1%, according to the 2015 IWSR Database.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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