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Andy Morton

Andy MortonBiography

Andy Morton started out in journalism in Glasgow, where he wrestled in mashed potato and wrote about Highland cows.

Tiring of the high-brow, he travelled the world working as an itinerant sub-editor in cities including Taipei, Sydney and Shanghai. While in Hanoi, he brought to the world's attention the Scottish-Vietnamese fusion dish dog haggis.

He is now back in the UK with just-drinks after four years in Chengdu, China.

Articles by Andy Morton

An augmented reality app was launched for TWE's 19 Crimes range in 2017Treasury Wine Estates ramps up augmented reality as app passes 3m downloads - ProWein 2019 22 March 2019

Treasury Wine Estates has passed 1m downloads for its Augmented Reality app as it rolls out the technology across all of its wine brands.

Wildcat brand ambassadors will hold experiential marketing drives at Sink the Pink tour venuesWhyte & Mackay gin Wildcat to go on UK tour with LGBT club night 22 March 2019

Whyte & Mackay has partnered with an LGBT entertainment group for a new marketing push in the UK for the Wildcat gin brand.

The Bud Light ads targeted the use of corn syrup in some Molson Coors beersAnheuser-Busch InBev hits back at Molson Coors 'corngate' lawsuit 22 March 2019

Anheuser-Busch InBev has described a Molson Coors lawsuit as being "baseless", as a fight between the two beer giants over a Super Bowl ad threatens to head to court.

The new Campo Viejo bottle is the sixth in the brand's annual Reserva Art SeriesPernod Ricard unveils latest Campo Viejo art bottle 22 March 2019

Pernod Ricard has launched a limited-edition Campo Viejo wine bottle in the UK as part of the brand's annual Reserva Art series..

Upstream contains three calories per can and will roll out in three flavours Clearly Drinks launch looks to emulate US flavoured sparkling water trends in UK - market data 22 March 2019

UK drinks company Clearly Drinks has launched a zero-sugar flavoured sparkling water as it targets an already-booming category in the US.

American whiskey is at the centre of a global trade disputeTariffs to blame as US whiskey slowdown increases - Distilled Spirits Council 21 March 2019

American whiskey declines caused by retaliatory trade tariffs are accelerating, the US trade group for spirits has warned.

Four Pillars Gin was founded in December 2013Kirin's Lion takes half share in Australia's Four Pillars Gin 21 March 2019

Kirin's Australian beer unit, Lion, has taken a 50% stake in Victoria's Four Pillars Gin.

Molson Coors' canned spritzers, under the brand name Movo, will roll out from next monthMolson Coors to launch wine spritzers in new US "launch-and-learn" strategy 21 March 2019

Molson Coors is testing a range of wine spritzers in the US as it seeks to take "more risks" with innovation beyond beer.

The range from Invivo includes Graham Norton’s Own Pink GinInvivo's Graham Norton’s Own Gin range - Product Launch 21 March 2019

Invivo is launching a gin range with TV presenter Graham Norton after the two teamed up for a wine collection.

Monster Beverage Corp under threat from "Juul of energy" Bang - analyst 20 March 2019

Fast-growing energy drink brand Bang is causing disruption to Monster Beverage Corp in the US as it takes market share from the Coca-Cola-backed company, an analyst has said.

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