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Friday 22 May 2015

Vodka

‘Weak’ first quarter for Stock Spirits

European spirits producer Stock Spirits has warned shareholders of its “extremely weak” performance in the first quarter of 2015.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Belvédére cuts to counter sales drop

Spirits producer Belvédére has revealed it cut its marketing budget by €6.5m and its workforce by around 500 people to help save money in the face of falling value sales.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

High tax on spirits gives rise to black market

A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Absolut unveils redesign of iconic bottle

Absolut has unveiled a redesign of its original bottle, first launched in 1979, featuring an updated two line logo, script and reduced glass weight.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Grey Goose slammed for White House stunt

Premium vodka brand Grey Goose has been criticised for its attempt to send two “social media superstars” to the distinguished White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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 »

New distributor Identity Drinks to launch

Identity Drinks, a new distributor focussing on “high quality spirits brands” that are looking for rapid growth in the UK, is preparing to launch in May.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

‘Skinny’ cocktail trend on the rise

The popularity of “skinny” cocktails is on the rise with a fifth of regular cocktail drinkers now seeking them out according to a new report by CGA Strategy.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Real Housewives star to launch vodka

Star of the Real Housewives of New York City, Luann de Lesseps, has revealed she is to launch her own range of flavoured vodkas.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Killer’ vodka hits shelves at Asda

Killer Queen, a vodka produced in tribute to the late frontman Freddie Mercury, has been rolled out at UK supermarket Asda.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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