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Comment - A Word with Woodard - Cognac must mix substance with style 25 Mar 2010

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

Cognac has caught the eye of high-profile bartenders around the world, but producers need to add a little more style to their substance if they are to win over new, cocktail-loving consumers, argues Richard Woodard following a visit to the International Cognac Summit.


Comment - A Word with Woodard - Rowing with Captain Morgan 25 Feb 2010

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

It’s already been christened, in typical journalese, the “Rum Wars”. It’s prompted angry exchanges in the Caribbean, questions on Capitol Hill and, most recently, a vitriolic attack by the world’s biggest drinks company on one of its rivals. So just what is going on with Diageo’s new Captain Morgan distillery? Richard Woodard picks apart Captain Morgan's current adventure.


Comment - A Word with Woodard - Spirits laws: The time is now 26 Jan 2010

Column: Comment - Spirits - A Word with Woodard

Diageo’s recent court victory in the Vodkat “passing off” case has brought the world of spirit regulations into the headlines. But, according to Richard Woodard, two more low-profile announcements have arguably even more long-term significance for the category at large.

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