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28 November, 2015

Ridgeview gets Wine Guild award

Ridgeview Wine Estate’s Roberts family has been awarded the Wine Guild of the United Kingdom’s highest achievement award.

Bacardi has unveiled its latest John Dewar & Sons Aberfeldy expression, 16 Years old. 

Brown-Forman veteran retires

26 November, 2015

Brown-Forman has announced the retirement of its veteran Middle East representative Tony McIver, effective June 30.

Some young people are drinking to help them cope with problems, according to latest Drinkaware research. 


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Distell Group looks set to boost its US profile after signing a major deal with Terlato Wine Group. 

The Glenrothes unveiled the fourth release in its Extraordinary Cask Series, Glenrothes 1969 Extraordinary Cask #11483, at the inaugural Vintage Vinyl Sessions last night.

Cognac Renault has launched Carte Noire Extra Old Limited Edition to mark its 180th anniversary this year.

The Loire-based Bouvet Ladubay has announced that the Monmousseau family has re-acquired ownership of the company from United Spirits.

Smaller Irish whiskey brands may face demise due to a lack of supply of mature whiskey, according to a recent report. 

Messe Düsseldorf has announced ProWine China 2015 attracted over 10,000 visitors, a 25% increase on last year.

JSC Synergy has unveiled a limited series of Myagkov vodka with images of ten remakes of the ‘best’ Playboy magazine covers in each decade.

Whyte & Mackay and Cognac House Camus have entered into a new partnership to manage the distribution of Camus cognacs and Ungava gin in the UK.

The Three Stills Company has announced a £10m move to build a malt distillery in the Scottish Borders.

Lucas Bols posts sales decline

18 November, 2015

Lucal Bols saw a 2.9% slide in revenues and a 4.9% reduction in gross profit for the first half of 2015/2016.


The ‘sucker deal’ view of duty free

An article in The New York Times exploring where to find the best duty free bargains in the Americas caught my eye recently.

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