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6 May, 2015

Frenchman Dedieu wins Bacardi Legacy

French bartender Frank Dedieu has won the Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktail Competition 2015 final in Sydney, with his cocktail Le Latin.

It is the last call for entry to The Millionaires' Club 2015, the annual supplement from Drinks International that lists the best selling spirits in the world.

The Macallan single malt scotch whisky is taking over a London venue to create ‘The World of The Macallan'.

Kingsland Drinks has bought UK drinks supplier Bottle Green from DCC Food & Beverage UK.

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Friends of Glass, a European consumer forum that promotes glass packaging, has launched a ‘Taste of Europe’ campaign to discover how British tastes compare with those on the continent.

One million bottles of Kumala wine will carry an instant win competition neck collarettes in its 10,000 prize giveaway.

Carlsberg has announced a new collaboration between Carlsberg Group company, Ringnes, in Norway, and the Brooklyn Brewery of New York.

Pernod Ricard has unveiled a new Absolut bottle design with a reduced glass weight in a bid to ‘create an icon for the future’. 

Distell has made two top management changes to accommodate expansion in global travel retail and Taiwan.

The 2015 Wine Industry Directory publishers say the new 2015 Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Directory has 103 new Australian wine producers but for the first time in three decades has shown a net loss in the number of producers.

London wine agency Barwell & Jones has invited London Wine Fair visitors to come and fix a leaf to a tree on their stand.

Owners of Ornellaia, the Super Tuscan Italian wine brand, has raised €202,700 for the Foundation Beyeler art museum in Basel.

Online shopping for wine in Germany is closing the gap on shops and supermarkets, but regular wine drinkers still by far prefer the real world to the digital one, according to a new Wine Intelligence report.

JB y Cia SA, the family-owned owner of Jose Cuervo tequila, plans to sell bonds to help pay for the acquisition of Northern Irish whiskey producer Bushmills, according to reports.

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