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On this day in drinks history - featuring Coca-Cola Co, Edrington, Moet Hennessy

17 Aug 2015

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9 Mar 2015

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Blavod Vodka owner Distil switches finance director

29 Jan 2015

Distil, the UK group formerly known as Blavod Wines & Spirits, has appointed a new finance director.

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25 Nov 2014

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UK: Blavod Wine and Spirits eyes boost for brands after share placing

24 Oct 2013

Blavod Wines and Spirits is set to up its marketing spend after raising GBP571,300 (US$924,134) from a share placing.

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits repackages Blackwoods gin

12 Aug 2013

Blavod Wines & Spirits has unveiled a redesign of its Blackwoods gin brand in the UK, two months after buying the brand for GBP50,000 (US$77,385).

Exclusive - UK: Bruichladdich launches distribution company

14 Jun 2013

Rémy Cointreau's Bruichladdich has set up its own UK distribution company, bringing the Islay distillery's Botanist Gin and Scotch brands into the same network for the first time.

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits buys Blackwood's, Jago's and Diva brands

31 May 2013

Blavod Wines & Spirits has acquired the gin and vodka brand Blackwood's and the vodkas Jago's and Diva.

UK: Isle of Arran Distillers switches distributor

1 Aug 2012

Isle of Arran Distillers is switching its UK distribution to Indie Brands from the start of this month in a bid to boost its reach.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Bruichladdich’s Islay Barley Series Dunlossit

10 Jul 2012

Bruichladdich’s Islay Barley Series Dunlossit

UK: Cockspur ups cricket connections with WIndies tie-up

2 Mar 2012

Whyte & Mackay has confirmed that the Cockspur rum brand will sponsor the West Indies cricket team on its tour of the UK this summer.

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits sees losses mount in H1

6 Dec 2011

Blavod Wines & Spirits is hopeful that a new distribution deal and talks to gain outside investment will buy time to transform its fortunes, after seeing half-year losses deepen.

Product Launch - UK: Bruichladdich's The Laddie Ten

15 Sep 2011

Bruichladdich's The Laddie Ten

Product Launch - Arran Malt 12 Year Old Cask Strength

12 Sep 2011

Arran Malt 12 Year Old Cask Strength from Isle of Arran Distillers

UK: Blavod Wine & Spirits FY losses deepen

13 Jun 2011

Blavod Wine & Spirits has seen net losses deepen in its latest fiscal year, hit by the loss of Cockspur Rum in the UK.

Product Launch - UK: Isle of Arran Distillers' Sleeping Warrior

13 Jun 2011

Isle of Arran Distillers' Sleeping Warrior

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Isle of Arran Distillers' The Westie

18 Mar 2011

Isle of Arran Distillers' The Westie

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits chief remains pragmatic despite H1 losses

26 Nov 2010

The head of Blavod Wines & Spirits has played down losses in the company's half-year performance but warned that he remains cautious for the rest of the year.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

26 Nov 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

November 2010 Management Briefing - Niche Spirits - Part I

18 Nov 2010

Part one of this month's management briefing on niche spirits looks at what is meant by the term 'niche', and the effect the downturn has had on this segment.

GLOBAL: Blavod Wines & Spirits updates Blavod black vodka

26 Oct 2010

Blavod Wines & Spirits has given its namesake black vodka brand a packaging upgrade.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Bruichladdich's 2010 Releases

4 Oct 2010

Bruichladdich's four new releases for 2010 - The Organic, Port Charlotte, DNA 1977 and Octomore

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

24 Sep 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

UK: Whyte & Mackay picks up Cockspur rum

24 Sep 2010

Whyte & Mackay will be the new distributor for Cockspur rum in the UK and Ireland following the brand's split from Blavod Wine & Spirits.

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits to split with Cockspur

23 Sep 2010

Blavod Wines & Spirits is set to part ways with Cockspur rum in the UK, less than a month after it emerged that the two parties were in a dispute over their distribution contract.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

20 Aug 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits faces Cockspur rum dispute

16 Aug 2010

Blavod Wines & Spirits could lose its distribution rights to Cockspur rum in the UK due to a dispute with the brand's suppliers.

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits swings to losses

14 Jun 2010

Blavod Wines & Spirits has said it remains upbeat on future trading despite swinging to net losses for its most recent fiscal year.

UK: Blavod Wines & Spirits finance head steps down

14 Jun 2010

Blavod Wines & Spirits has appointed Sarah Bertolotti as its new part-time finance director, following news that Willie Phillips will retire from the role.

UK: Poor Christmas wipes Blavod Wine & Spirits profits

1 Feb 2010

Disappointing drinks sales during the Christmas period will severely damage full-year profits at Blavod Wine & Spirits, the company has warned.

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