Israeli firm Ripples has launched a next-generation hardware device that prints selfies and logos on the tops of cocktails, beers and coffees.

Automatic for the people

01 June, 2020

The future of the drinks trade will feature more ecommerce and greater use of robots.

Leading online wine retailer Laithwaite’s has assured customers that it will continue to keep them well stocked after demand shot up amid the coronavirus lockdown.

For the first time Asia-Pacific is the largest duty free/travel retail region in the world, having overtaken Europe, says the president of TFWA.

Foster’s Group has committed $500,000 to help Queensland flood victims.

Brugal 1888 has been launched at Brugal Island, a rum tasting bar and store situated in Madrid airport.

Off trade wine supplier Off Piste has appointed a new chairman. Jerry Lockspeiser, who founded Bottle Green in 1990, is to help guide the business’s strategic development.

UK wine retailer Naked Wines has launched a new service that allows UK wine drinkers to buy wines for less than they cost at the cellar door.

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Nick Strangeway

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COP26 littered newspaper headlines throughout November. The focus was supposed to be on resolving the climate change crisis, but predictably turned into a game of political chess. In the absence of any authoritative leadership, our industry needs to set an example.

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