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Research - Asia Pacific giants expand horizons

Euromonitor International | 18 Jul 2008

The Asia Pacific region is home to some of the world’s largest spirits producers though many of them are focused predominantly on their domestic markets. Others, however, are expanding their international horizons. Jeremy Cunnington of Euromonitor International looks at three of the region’s most prominent spirits producers, Suntory, United Spirits (UB Group) and Thai Beverage.


Premiums drive Tequila in the US

just-drinks.com editorial team | 4 Aug 2006

The US Tequila category continues to show strong growth, while the premium Tequila sector is booming, making it a highly attractive investment opportunity for major spirits companies. Dean Best reports.

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Blavod Vodka owner Distil switches FD

James Wilmore | 29 Jan 2015

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


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Blavod eyes boost after share placing

James Wilmore | 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.


Blavod repackages Blackwoods gin

Andy Morton | 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).


Bruichladdich launches UK distribution company

Andy Morton | 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.


Blavod buys Blackwood's, Jago's, Diva brands

James Wilmore | 31 May 2013

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


Isle of Arran Distillers switches distributor

James Wilmore | 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.


Bruichladdich’s Islay Barley Series Dunlossit

Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2012

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Cockspur rum to sponsor West Indies cricket team

Olly Wehring | 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.


Blavod Wines & Spirits sees losses mount in H1

Chris Mercer | 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.


Bruichladdich's The Laddie Ten

Olly Wehring | 15 Sep 2011

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Launch - Arran Malt 12 Year Old Cask Strength

Chris Mercer | 12 Sep 2011

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


Blavod Wine & Spirits FY losses deepen

just-drinks.com editorial team | 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.


Isle of Arran Distillers' Sleeping Warrior

just-drinks.com editorial team | 13 Jun 2011

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Isle of Arran Distillers' The Westie

just-drinks.com editorial team | 18 Mar 2011

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Blavod chief remains pragmatic despite H1 losses

just-drinks.com editorial team | 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.


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just-drinks.com editorial team | 26 Nov 2010

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Blavod Wines & Spirits updates Blavod black vodka

just-drinks.com editorial team | 26 Oct 2010

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


Bruichladdich's 2010 Releases

just-drinks.com editorial team | 4 Oct 2010

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


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just-drinks.com editorial team | 24 Sep 2010

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Whyte & Mackay picks up Cockspur rum

just-drinks.com editorial team | 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.


Blavod Wines & Spirits to split with Cockspur

just-drinks.com editorial team | 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.


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just-drinks.com editorial team | 20 Aug 2010

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Blavod Wines & Spirits faces Cockspur rum dispute

just-drinks.com editorial team | 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.


Blavod Wines & Spirits swings to losses

just-drinks.com editorial team | 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.


Blavod Wines & Spirits finance head steps down

just-drinks.com editorial team | 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.

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