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25 January, 2020
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Brands Report 2020: Liqueurs

While it feels like Negronis have been big business for a decade, our research suggests it’s been more like half that.

Vinexpo CEO Rodolphe Lameyse said the new joint venture with Comexposium will make it the number one wine and spirits events company in the world.

Homeboy owners Aaron Wall and Ciarán Smith have decided to roll out their Islington-based Irish bar to other parts of London and even further afield, Drinks International can exclusively reveal.

If the bitters category was laid out like a Monopoly board then Angostura would have hotels on Mayfair and Park Lane.

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The West Indies Rum Distillery has appealed the implementing of a Geographical Indication for Barbados rum which was put forward by Mount Gay, Foursquare and Saint Nicholas Abbey.

Edinburgh hospitality figures Sian Buchan and John Mclellan will open their debut bar in early February – Uno Mas Bar, Drinks International can exclusively reveal.

Brands Report 2020: Cachaça

20 January, 2020

Cachaça's dependence on the Caipirinha cocktail creates both opportunities and problems for the category.

Brands Report 2020: Mezcal

20 January, 2020

Del Maguey has yet again dominated the mezcal results for 2020, with 44% of bars suggesting it’s their bestseller.

England Rugby has extended its partnership with Champagne Bollinger as their official champagne supplier for a further five-years. 

Irish Distillers has unveiled a new look for its Powers Irish whiskey brand. The rebrand is meant to attract a new generation of drinkers to, historically, one of Ireland’s key whiskey brands.

Brands Report 2020: Tequila

14 January, 2020

Don Julio has retained its crown as the bestselling tequila brand in the world’s best bars.

This catch-all category, taking in global whiskies (outside of American, scotch and Irish) tends to be dominated by Japan.

Brands Report 2020: Brandy

14 January, 2020

Torres has been named the bestselling brandy in this year's Brands Report.

You can’t beat the classics, but every year there’s change within their ranks somewhere. Hamish Smith rounds up this year’s top 50

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Gender equality is a hot topic of debate in today's society and La'Mel Clarke from London's Lyaness gives us his thoughts on where the hospitality sector lies with the issue.

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