20 January, 2022

In less than two months wine and spirits professionals from around the world will meet in North America for the first major trade event of its kind since 2020. 

Halewood has opened a £5 million distillery in St. Petersburg in order to boost production of its J.J. Whitley vodka.

Gifting remains the driving force behind wine sales growth in China, according to research by Wine Intelligence.

Australian Vintage has recruited the senior buyer of one of the UK’s major multiple retailers.

Canada: Beam Global has launched two cognacs with declared age statements. According to the company, the two marques are the “first cognacs available from any of the four major cognac makers to display a declared age statement”.

Concha y Toro, the largest wine producer in South America, has announced a deal with the Manchester United for its wine brands to become the official wine of the world famous football club.

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