Wine and spirits will lead surge of global alcohol consumption, set to hit 28bn cases by 2022

The outlook is favourable for future alcohol sales, according to the IWSR, which claims that global alcohol consumption could grow in value by £61 billion within the next four years.

Barley shortage: What does it mean for distillers?

While the prolonged hot weather across the UK is expected to yield a record grape crop, the same cannot be said for barley. Matthew Russell, co-founder of Kentish craft distillery Copper Rivet, believes the larger producers will be hardest hit.

Monster Energy in legal battle with distillery in Virginia over logo

A small distillery in Virginia received a 108-page objection to its company logo from energy drinks giant Monster, and despite its size, has vowed to fight back against what it's calling greedy behaviour and bullying.

Diageo’s organic net sales up 5% to £12.2 billion

Drinks giant Diageo’s organic net sales rose by 5% to £12.2 billion in its 2018 fiscal year, which CEO Ivan Menezes dubbed a “strong, consistent performance”.

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June 8th, 2018

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