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Friday 3 July 2015

Vodka

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 »

Smirnoff redesigns ‘iconic’ bottle

Smirnoff Vodka has unveiled a redesign of its No. 21 bottle in an attempt to deliver a “more premium and modern experience” for consumers.

Friday, May 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

An audience with Antinori, tasting Louis Jadot, the launch of Dom P ’05 and sampling Canadian vodka. It’s been a busy and eventful week for the db HK team.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

‘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 »

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