Brands Report 2022: Mezcal

11 January, 2022

Pernod Ricard’s Del Maguey is still the dominant force within the mezcal sector. Its flagship Vida expression can be found in the best bars around the world and its green bottle is fast becoming one of the most recognised in the agave industry.

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced measures to support England’s hospitality sector this festive period as Omicron cases rise.

Mermaid Gin, based on the Isle of Wight, has entered the RTD category with a canned Gin & Tonic.

Nick Strangeway on how bars must adapt to a new and improved hospitality sector as we emerge from lockdown.

The Portman Group has announced that Matt Lambert will replace John Timothy as chief executive in January 2021.

Sparkling wine

01 November, 2012

Susanne Stauß takes a closer look at the global sparkling wine market

Pernod Ricard UK has unveiled an initiative titled ‘Building Premium Wine Brands’, to bring growth back to the UK light wine sector.

New World brands continue to dominate the global wine sector and now constitute 13 of the top 15 wine brands, according to a recent study.

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Comment

Tess Posthumus

Staffing crisis could open opportunities

The pandemic has thrown many challenges at bar owners over the past couple of years and the ones that survived the various lockdowns and restrictions deserve a pat on the back. However, while revenues are returning and bars are beginning to recruit once more, we’ve come up against a whole new set of problems, one of which is a global starring crisis.

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