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Japan’s first artisan gin goes global

Japan’s Kyoto Distillery, believe to be Japan’s first artisan gin distillery, is set to launch its first gin internationally in key markets and selected travel retail.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Inverarity Morton overhauls portfolio

One of Scotland’s leading wholesalers, Inverarity Morton, has unveiled a revamped wine portfolio with a greater focus on exclusives and higher end labels.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Changes at Accolade Wines ahead of IPO

Accolade Wine CEO-in-waiting Michael East has taken over the top spot in the Australian wine company, it has been confirmed.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

WSET honours latest graduates

The Wine and Spirits Education Trust held an awards ceremony in London last night to honour the latest diploma graduates and wine educators.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Virgin Wines ups content marketing

Virgin Wines is to ramp up its content marketing and use of technology after appointing a new chief marketing officer.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

WSTA pours cold water on ‘British Fizz’ PGI bid

The WSTA has poured cold water on a bid to register ‘British Fizz’ as a protected name for English sparkling wine, saying it was a “side-show” in the run-up to the triggering of Article 50 of Brexit.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Strong alcohol sales across smaller off-licenses

Smaller booze retailers in the UK saw sales of beers, wines and spirits rise by more than 29% during December, according to a major provider of credit card payment to small businesses – but the spread was uneven across the UK.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Austria aims to boost wine exports

Austria is looking to increase the value of its wine exports by more than a third within the next five year, the managing director of the Austrian Wine Marketing Board has said.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 1 Comment »

Pernod Ricard invests in Irish whiskey distillery

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard is investing €10.5 million into its Irish Whiskey distillery in Cork enabling it to boost production by around a third.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Brewery appoints finance director to oversee growth

Scottish brewery Innis & Gunn has promoted Esther Binnie to the role of Finance Director, as it seeks to double turnover to £250 million in the next three years.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

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