Both parties have expressed their delight by Saturday’s announcement that the US and EU have agreed to lift retaliatory tariffs on American whiskey.

A deal has been struck between the UK and US to end retaliatory tariffs on malt whiskies for five years.

The US government has announced that the existing 25% tariffs will remain on single malt Scotch for the foreseeable future.

Two Kiwi breweries have fallen out over which was the first to enter the New Zealand duty free market.

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Tess Posthumus

Talking the challenges of cocktail weeks

Having recently returned from the US visiting both Oakland and Arizona Cocktail Weeks I was amazed by the differences in approach. In Oakland there was a much bigger trade focus and it felt more relaxed, whereas in Arizona it was one massive party for consumers.

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