Spirits: Latest news and analysis articles
It's the last thing the English language needs, but could a companion term to the verbally-ugly 'premiumisation' pass into everyday use in t...
Members of the ISFAR recently considered an important critique of nearly 2m people, which confirmed the J-shaped association of moderate alc...
A number of epidemiologic studies have found that light-to-moderate alcohol intake is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia an...
If it's not one thing then it's another. Such is the way of the global drinks market....
Late last month, Wemyss Malts announced plans to move its Darnley's gin production to its own, newly-created facility in Scotland. The gin, which launched in 2010, is currently produced at Thames Distillers in London. At the same time, the firm announced that it has dropped 'View' from the brand name and rolled out fresh packaging as well as a Navy Strength version of its Spiced Gin brand. just-drinks sat down with Wemyss Malts founder and managing director William Wemyss in Edinburgh to find out why being "made in Scotland" is important.
In 2013, Belvedere entered administration after falling into debt thanks to its purchase of the Marie Brizard liqueurs brand. Four years later, the French spirits company - renamed Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits - is debt free. What's more, its William Peel Scotch whisky has just become the top-selling spirits brand in France. Couple that with an entry into China and you have a company back on the up. just-drinks spoke to Marie Brizard's CEO since 2014, Jean-Noël Reynaud, about how he has turned the firm around by shunning premiumisation, as well as the benefits of Brexit. We also asked: Whatever happened to Bruce Willis?
BrewDog has unveiled details of its spirits venture, LoneWolf, which comprises a gin and a vodka as the Scottish craft brewer expands beyond the beer category.
Edrington has unveiled a pack overhaul for its Highland Park Scotch whisky brand, with two expressions gaining "sub brand names".
New UK producer Twisted Halo has launched a low-calorie alcoholic RTD.
Edrington has released the first whisky in a new series of 'special editions'. Valkyrie, which launched at an event in Denmark today, is part of the firm's new Viking Legend series. The collection will comprise three whiskies.
Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has posted a double-digit leap in net profits from 2016, but has seen its first quarter this year hampered by destocking.
The takeover of Christian Dior by LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton, announced yesterday, is unlikely to bring the Moet Hennessy division into play on an M&A basis, just-drinks understands.
Paul Walsh just can't stay away from the drinks industry.
Bacardi's 42 Below vodka brand has found a novel way to use the lemons left over from cocktail-making: Turn them into liquid soap.
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