Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.
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.
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.
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.
Anna Schreil has been named as the new vice president of operations at Absolut Vodka effective from 1 July.
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.
We continue our countdown of the world’s 100 most powerful wines and spirits by looking at those brands ranked 94-90.
Super-premium vodkas have peaked according to the results of 2015’s Power Brands Survey, which were unveiled yesterday.
A limited-edition range of “Heisenberg” vodka, inspired by the hit TV show Breaking Bad, has been launched in the US.
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.
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