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Diageo distilleries welcome you to their virtual world 23 Jan 15

Diageo has jumped onboard Google's latest interactive maps and is opening up the virtual doors to four of its distilleries...


IWSC plays fair for white spirits as Scotch and poetry flows 19 Jan 15

At a Burns Night supper in Kings Cross last week, the team from the International Wines and Spirits Competition were letting their hair down...


Will the Keurig Cold create an environmental monster? 13 Jan 15

Take a look at this smartly-made (and very effective) spoof monster movie highlighting the waste involved with Keurig Green Mountain's K-Cup brewing system...


What price the 'Budweiser bordello'? 12 Jan 15

Branding comes in all shapes these days. But, is Budweiser the only beer brand to be associated with a brothel?..


Putin's Coca-Cola dig misses the mark 19 Dec 14

The Coca-Cola Co has had its fair share of critics this year, from health campaigners to investor David Winters, who this week called for CEO Muhtar Kent to be replaced...


Carlsberg builds new life from Copenhagen brewery 15 Dec 14

“Ah, yes, you've hit upon a very sensitive area,” says Thomas, my guide at the Carlsberg Brewery in Copenhagen last Friday...


Scotch whisky firms learn the value of leftovers 9 Dec 14

Experimentation has long been a watchword in the Scotch whisky industry. It is what has given consumers the huge range of ageing options, from refill hogsheads to virgin oak to Sherry butts...


Sidel wants you to see the light(weight bottles) 2 Dec 14

PET bottle maker Sidel has created a cost calculator that claims to show how much money a beverage company can save by switching to less heavy packaging...


US beer called "filthy water" as Czech president gets patriotic 25 Nov 14

The long-running spat between US and Czech brewers stepped up a notch this week after the Czech president described American beer as “filthy water”...


PepsiCo caught in Amazon attack 21 Nov 14

PepsiCo received high praise when it announced it was to launch its stevia-based Pepsi extension True exclusively on Amazon in the US...

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