Latest News

21 November, 2019
co-op taylor's port reforestation

Co-op and Taylor's fund reforestation project

Co-op and Taylor’s have joined forces to fund a reforestation project in the Douro Valley through the sales of port this Christmas.

Gary "Gaz" Regan dies aged 68

18 November, 2019

Author Gary Regan passed away on November 15 aged 68 due to complications with cancer.

Manchester Gin has launched Blackberry Infused - the distillery's sixth flavour which will run alongside its core range of gins.

Amber Beverage Group has made Spirit France the distributor of its fill portfolio in France.

Analysis

Bar News

More News

Hendrick’s has launched its own absinthe to the UK on-trade with a vision to expand internationally in spring 2020.

Heineken will be the official beer partner of UEFA EURO 2020 and in a separate agreement has extended its UEFA Champions League partnership until 2024.

Yealands appoints new CEO

12 November, 2019

Leading New Zealand wine producer, Yealands Wine Group, has announced the appointment of Tiffani Graydon as CEO.

Westward Whiskey will make its European debut in the UK via an exclusive partnership with distributor Spirit Cartel as part of its ongoing global market expansion.

Camden Town Brewery has appointed Adam Keary as the brewery’s managing director following his promotion from sales director.

Auchentoshan has launched a Sauvignon Blanc expression which is available exclusively on Amazon.

The West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers’ Association has enrolled Clement “Jimmy” Lawrence to the board of directors representing the Jamaica rum industry.

Mount Gay master blender Trudiann Branker believes the rum industry is beginning to open up to women but insists she does not want to be remembered for ‘just being a woman’.

Brand Australia has got its mojo back, so says Neil McGuigan, the mercurial CEO of Australian Vintage, which owns McGuigan Wines.

After a few tough years due to drought, South Africa is coming back, according to the founder and chairman of the Premium Independent Wines of South Africa.

Comment

Philip Duff

Dirty cocktail names: Is it the end?

There are lies, damn lies, statistics – and then there are statistics about cocktails. It emerged recently that a UK firm named Travel Republic surveyed punters, and apparently 29% of them disapprove of sexually suggestive cocktail names.

Events

Facebook

Twitter