Latest News

23 October, 2014

Pernod Ricard sees sales rise in Q1

Pernod Ricard has posted organic growth of 2% with sales totaling €2,037 in the first quarter of 2014/15. 

Label 5 has expanded its range with new expression Label 5 Gold Heritage. 

McWilliam’s Wines Group has announced it is 100% family owned after purchasing shares held by E&J Gallo. 

Jameson has unveiled Jameson Barrel Aged Cocktails, a programme to encourage bartenders to broaden their understanding of cocktail making and Irish whiskey. 

Analysis

Bar News

More News

William Grant & Sons UK has unveiled Hendrick’s Cucumber Hothouse, the latest addition to its gifting portfolio. 

Edrington and Beam Suntory have announced that they are ending their Maxxium Travel Retail joint venture with effect from April 1, 2015.

The Avalon Group has released three spirits on the eve of TFWA Cannes. 

Chivas Brothers has announced the launch of Chivas Regal Extra, the first expression to be added to the range for seven years. 

Diageo has announced the launch of its first TV advert for its single grain Scotch whisky Haig Club, directed by Guy Ritchie. 

Babycham has released two additions to its range, cherry soda and cream soda. 

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s Spirits Committee has elected Finn O’Driscoll, managing director of SHS Drinks, as its new chairman. He replaces Chris Searle.

Carlsberg UK has restructured its executive team by creating two new sales director roles. 

Australian Grape and Wine Authority have announced the appointment of Stuart Barclay as market development general manager. 

Noilly Prat is enjoying growth for the first time in around seven years because of growing demand for vermouth from bartenders, according to brand owner Bacardi. 

Comment

Patience Gould on Make Mine a Martini

Patience Gould gets to grips with her new favourite read – and wishes she could ask the author some questions regarding the world’s current state

Click for more

Events

Facebook

Twitter