Rémy Cointreau has announced the appointment of Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet as CEO. 

Diageo has opened a £1.5m archive for its major brands in Menstrie, Scotland. 

Diageo has announced flat sales for the nine months ended 31 March 2014 due to weakness in emerging market sales.

British chef Jamie Oliver has entered the drinks industry with the launch of Drinks Tube, a free educational video channel on You Tube.

Diageo has launched its planned offer to acquire a further 37,785,214 shares in United Spirits, which represents 26% of total shares, taking Diageo’s total share to 54.78%.

Havana Club revamps rum bottle

26 February, 2014

Havana Club International has redesigned its Havana Club 15 Year Old bottle.

UK: ASA bans Captain Morgan ad

26 February, 2014

A complaint against a Captain Morgan TV advert has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority.

Two major drinks companies are set to launch US-successful products into the UK market.

Alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware has called on parents to take the lead against extreme drinking challenges like NekNominate on social media sites. 

Molson Coors Brewing Company has promoted Brian Tabolt to the role of global corporate controller.

Diageo has launched a £5 million youth training and employment programme in Scotland. 

Chivas Brothers is to launch a marketing campaign, logo and website for its Aberlour single malt Scotch whisky.

Diageo’s sales volume declined in each of its global regions during the second half of 2013, while net sales slowed to +1.8%, impacted by downtrading in Asia-Pacific.

UK-based craft distiller Two Birds spirits has added a cocktail gin to its portfolio. Two Birds Cocktail Gin aims to deliver a stronger juniper profile but still at 40% abv. The launch is exclusively for the ontrade. 

Cool drinks brands

30 September, 2013

There are no alcoholic drinks brands in CoolBrands top 20 ‘A-Listers’ of 2013.

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