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Saturday 6 February 2016

Whiskey

Super premium whiskey drives US spirits growth

Continued demand for super premium American whiskey contributed to another year of “steady growth” for US spirits, with sales reaching nearly US$72 billion in 2015.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Jack Daniel’s & Coke to be renamed a ‘Lemmy’

A petition to rename the Jack Daniel’s and Coke serve a “Lemmy” after the late Motörhead frontman’s favourite drink has drummed up 43,813 signatures.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Brown-Forman to sell Southern Comfort

Brown-Forman Corporation has reached an agreement to sell its Southern Comfort and Tuaca trademarks to Sazerac for $543.5 million (£337m), the company has announced.

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

Constellation invests in pre-Prohibition distillery

Constellation Ventures has acquired a minority stake in pre-Prohibition era craft whiskey maker Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery in Nashville.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 No Comments »

The month in drinks: Scotch shake-up

In this month’s summary of the most interesting drinks launches, Spiros Malandrakis focuses on the direction the Scotch industry is heading in terms of innovative developments.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bushmills sale ‘hurt’, says Diageo NI boss

The boss of drinks giant Diageo’s Northern Ireland arm has said that the sale of the Bushmills Irish whiskey brand last year was beyond his control.

Monday, October 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Rare Champagne to lead Wally’s sale

Wally’s has announced the line-up for its forthcoming Champagne-dominated auction in New York, which will also include a rare 1966 Dom Pérignon.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Dewar’s whisky embraces virtual reality

Dewar’s is using virtual reality to bring the whisky-making process to life as part of a campaign to mark the launch of its Scratched Cask expression.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Christie’s shines a light on pre-Prohibition rye

A rare collection of pre-Prohibition rye from Old Overholt distillery is to go under the hammer at Christie’s in New York later this month.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Brown-Forman ‘aims to sell’ Southern Comfort

US spirits maker Brown-Forman, which produces brands like Jack Daniel’s whiskey, is looking to sell its Southern Comfort and Chambord labels, according to reports.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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