Diageo rumoured to be selling off $1bn worth of brands

Global drinks producer Diageo is thought to be selling off a raft of US-focused spirits brands, including Goldschlager and Myer's Rum, estimated to be worth up to US$1 billion.

Diageo steps up mezcal ambitions with Mexico’s Pierde Almas

Diageo has acquired the artisan Mexican mezcal brand Pierde Almas – the first stand-alone mezcal brand in its portfolio – as part of its strategy to develop the category in Mexico and abroad. 

Authorities seize 200,000 litres of fake Tequila in Mexico

Authorities have seized almost 200,000 litres of fake Tequila in the Mexican state of Jalisco, believed to be the largest such haul after 11,340 litres of adulterated agave spirit was uncovered in Chile last December.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks; Five Points Brewing Co. smashed its crowdfunding target, the WSET gets into spirits, a photography competition divides wine-Twitter, and Deadpool sells out to a Campari-owned Tequila brand.

The week in pictures

March 16th, 2018

The week in pictures

February 16th, 2018

db Drinks: The Coral Room

January 31st, 2018

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

January 18th, 2018

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