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22 August, 2019

Slingsby hits £10m revenue through flavoured gin

Slingsby gin has credited its flavoured expressions for reaching the £10m sales marker after three full years at market.

Earlier this summer trade union Unite Scotland said it would ballot members working for Diageo in Scotland for strike action following a dispute over pay.

That Boutique-y Rum Company has launched a new series of continuous rums called Signature Blends which target cocktails.

Bordeneuve Chateaux & Collections has gained an exclusive listing at London’s Bob Bob Cité to create one of the largest restaurant armagnac collections in the world.

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Kilchoman Islay single malt whisky distillery has completed the expansion of its distillery which has the potential to double capacity.

Beam Suntory is investing $60 to build a new distillery at its existing operations in Clermont, Kentucky.

Bulleit Bourbon founder Tom Bulleit has been made to step down from his role as brand ambassador by Diageo following claims of sex abuse by his daughter.

Beer brand Bira 91 has announced the appointment of Deepak Malhotra as senior vice president, sales, India to its executive leadership team.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the largest global provider of wine and spirits qualifications, has reported its highest ever annual candidate figures for the last academic year.

From the 27-29 September Barometer International Bar Show 2019 will take place in the CEC ‘Parkovy’, Kyiv with around 15,000 people expected to attend.

Martini Racing Ciclismo is set to take on a 260km cycle ride in Italy this September to support the wellbeing of bartenders.

Diageo has entered into the Cuban rum industry with a joint venture between its European subsidiary and rum producer Corporación Cuba Ron SA.

Crops grown within the exclusion area surrounding the abandoned town of Chernobyl in Ukraine has been used in the production of vodka.

More than 60 gold medals have been awarded for the 23rd edition of the International Beer Challenge, held in London on August 1.

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