Brands Report: World Whisky

05 January, 2018

With Irish Whiskey stripped out, other countries get a chance to shine. Hamish Smith does the maths

The price of Japanese beer is set to rise due to the increase in the costs of natural resources and labor expense.

Suntory Holdings has announced the sale of cognac group Louis Royer to the family group Terroirs Distillers, a privately-held fine spirits company based in France.

Crème de Cassis de Dijon was named Supreme Champion at the International Spirits Challenge awards ceremony last night at the Honorable Artillery Company in London.

Beam Suntory is formed

01 May, 2014

Suntory Holdings has completed the acquisition of Beam, which will now be called Beam Suntory.

Suntory has announced it will pay $16 billion to acquire Beam in a deal that would see the Japanese group become one of the top-three spirits manufacturers in the world.

Japanese whisky: On a High

03 January, 2014

After a supply blip in recent years Japanese whisky is once more on the march. Dominic Roskrow looks at the reasons why

Whisk(e)y is the subject of today's edition of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars.

For a while a few years ago Japanese whisky was the drinks industry success story. Then it all went a little quiet. Dominic Roskrow investigates what happened to it

Diageo and Suntory have held talks about bidding $10 billion for American drinks giant, Beam, according to reports in today’s Sunday Telegraph (December 9).

Hankey Bannister 40 YO was named Supreme Champion spirit at the International Spirits Challenge awards dinner last night (Nov 5).

Indian distributor Radico Khaitan is to launch Japanese whiskies the Yamazaki 12 year old and Hibiki 17 year old in India.

Pernod Ricard has announced the sale of its minority shareholding in Suntory Holdings, which stands at around 1%.


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