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20 November, 2018

Vinexpo to launch Shanghai show in 2019

The first Vinexpo Shanghai will take place on 23-25 October 2019 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC).

Diageo has agreed the sale of 19 brands to Sazerac for an aggregate consideration of $550m, due for completion in early 2019.

The number of distillery businesses in the UK jumped 30% in a year from 131 in 2016, to 170 in 2017, says UHY Hacker Young, the national accountancy group.

Brewdog has appointed David Gates as managing director of Brewdog distilling after nearly 30 years working with Diageo.

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Obituary: Dave Pickerell

05 November, 2018

Legendary whiskey distiller Dave Pickerell passed away on 1 November in San Francisco, aged 62.

Scotland’s leading exporter of craft beer and spirits JW Filshill International, has embarked on a two-week trade visit to China as it seeks to build on a series of export deals.

Diplomático has become the first rum brand to be been named Spirit Brand of the Year at Wine Enthusiast’s Wine Star Awards.

William Grant & Sons has launched Grant’s Distinction, the latest variant of its leading blended scotch whisky brand, in India ahead of the festive season.

A Guinness World Record for the most expensive port wine sold at auction was set last week with the sale of the first Niepoort in Lalique 1863 decanter.

MHW the leading service provider for wine, beer, cider and spirits in the US, has expanded to Europe starting with Templeton Rye.

Fields, Morris & Verdin has added Israeli winery Recanati to its producer portfolio.

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has warned consumers to expect an increase in wine prices as businesses take an inflationary hit following the Budget announcement.

Former head of Reserve Brands at Diageo, Nick Temperley, has joined Edrington-Beam Suntory UK as general manager for London.

Armagnac producer Bordeneuve Châteaux & Collections has reported the largest ever harvest in the history of the brand.

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