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Wednesday 18 January 2017 loc: GB

Spirits

Rémy appoints CEO of new whisky arm

Rémy Cointreau has named Bruichladdich CEO Simon Coughlin as the newly appointed head of its whisky business unit, following its recent acquisition of two distilleries in the US and France.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Cognac exports reach highest level yet

Cognac exports reached their highest ever level in 2016, driven by the expansion of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) zone, according to the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Innovation key to boosting travel retail, TFWA boss says

Innovation, new tech and overcoming the perception of poor value are key to attracting customers back to travel retail, the TFWA president has claimed.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

对话WSET CEO Ian Harris

英国葡萄酒和烈酒教育基金会(Wine & Spirit Education Trust,简称WSET)CEO Ian Harris在接受the spirits business采访时讲到他效力的组织的任务,即要推广、教育全球酒业学员。

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Rock on Scotch: How celebrity is shaping the market

Whisky brands have been turning to famous faces to try to reverse sales declines – but not everybody is convinced this is the road to take, writes Lauren Eads

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 1 Comment »

Whiskey cocktails dominate US craft bars

Whiskey-based cocktails continue to dominate the US market, with brands “an important factor” for consumers, the latest data from the IWSR has shown.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard takes lead on cocktail ‘hometainment’

French drinks producer Pernod Ricard has taken a step closer to releasing the “world’s first” at-home connected cocktail library, unveiling a revamped prototype of its Gutenberg Project system.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Hine releases 30 year-old vintage Cognacs

Hine is releasing a pair of 30 year-old vintage Cognacs from the 1987 harvest – a year of extremes, according to Bernard Hine.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

India to prove troublesome in 2017 for drinks MNCs

A combination of increased taxation and alcohol sales restrictions – and the withdrawal of high-value notes – could make India a major headache for Diageo and Pernod Ricard in the year ahead, writes Ron Emler.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 new products: December 2016

The last new products roundup of 2016 saw an eclectic mix of alcoholic offers, from an organic South African duo of wines and a spirit made from birch sap to a £16,000 Scotch.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

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