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Accolade Wines targets retail transformation with 50cl bottle

Accolade Wines has unveiled 50cl sharing bottles for three of its key brands as part of a new strategy to carve out more profits in the chal...

UK must make case for wine volumes in face of Asian appeal - Accolade Wines UK & Ireland head

The head of Accolade's UK arm has warned that the country's wine industry needs to up its game to remain an attractive destination for wine...

Young consumers in Australia driving alternative wine pack sizes - research

Australian consumers under 35 years old are more inclined to purchase wine in alternative formats to the traditional bottle size, according...

Vitaminwater Active hits Canada

The Coca-Cola Co has taken the latest extension of its Vitaminwater brand across the border to Canada....

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Intercarabao turns focus on Carabao Energy Drink's "bonkers" roots in new UK push 20 Apr 2018

Andy Morton

Intercarabao has unveiled a new marketing campaign in the UK for its Carabao Energy Drink that highlights the brand’s "bonkers" back story.

Ian Macleod Distillers' Edinburgh Gin 1670 - Product Launch 20 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Ian Macleod Distillers has added a limited-edition gin to its Edinburgh Gin portfolio.

Kirin's Lion Dairy & Drinks unit invests in Remedy Kombucha 20 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Kirin's Australian unit has made an investment in a kombucha brand.

Beam Suntory lines up UK Jim Beam on-premise push 20 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Beam Suntory has announced a bartender engagement programme for its Jim Beam Bourbon brand in the UK market.

Heineken plots Asian launch for Tecate beer - just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 19 Apr 2018

Andy Morton

Heineken is looking to launch Tecate beer in cities across Asia as it charts an international expansion for the Mexican brand.

Healthy third-quarter boosts year-to-date for Pernod Ricard, but headwinds gather - results 19 Apr 2018

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard is the latest spirits multinational to benefit from the later timing of the Chinese New Year, posting a 9% rise in sales in its third quarter and a 6% lift in the first nine months of fiscal-2018.

Heineken UK unveils 44cl cans in Champions League drive 19 Apr 2018

Andy Morton

Heineken is launching its namesake lager in 44cl cans for the first time in the UK as it ramps up marketing around the Champions League Final.

Halewood Wines & Spirits' Aber Falls Welsh Dry Gin - Product Launch 19 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Halewood Wines & Spirits has launched a gin from its Welsh distillery, Aber Falls.

William Grant & Sons backs Reyka Vodka in US with World Cup campaign 19 Apr 2018

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has launched a World Cup-themed promotion for its Reyka Icelandic Vodka in the US, urging disappointed football fans in the country to back the Iceland team.

Loch Lomond Group lines up 'largest' GTR push 19 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Loch Lomond Group has launched its largest Travel Retail push to date, as it looks to showcase its Loch Lomond whiskies as well as Glen Scotia single malt.

Quintessential Brands rolls out Thomas Dakin Gin to the US 19 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Quintessential Brands has released its Thomas Dakin Gin brand in the US market.

The Coca-Cola Co, Dunkin' Donuts Cookies & Cream RTD coffee - Product Launch 19 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Dunkin' Donuts has added a Cookies & Cream flavour to its RTD coffee line up. The drink is produced and distributed by The Coca-Cola Co.

Ste Michelle Wine Estates extends Republic National Distributing Co partnership 19 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Ste Michelle Wine Estates and the Republic National Distributing Co (RNDC) have broadened distribution agreements in the US.

Bacardi accused of "intimidating witnesses" in Untamed/Untameable legal row 18 Apr 2018

Olly Wehring

A trademark dispute between the owner of Wild Geese Irish whiskey brand Lodestar Anstalt and Bacardi has taken a curious turn, with the former being granted legal permission to investigate whether its chairman was put under surveillance by Bacardi.

Remy Cointreau eyes US craft brandy slipstream with St Remy investment 18 Apr 2018

Andy Morton

Remy Cointreau is banking on the US craft world's embrace of brandy to raise consumer perception of the spirit, and boost sales of its overhauled St Remy brand.

Anheuser-Busch InBev buys Master of Malt parent, Atom Group 18 Apr 2018

Olly Wehring

Anheuser-Busch InBev has utilised its ZX Ventures development division to acquire UK-based e-commerce drinks business Atom Group.

Pernod Ricard's Q3 2018 results - Preview 18 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Tomorrow, Pernod Ricard releases a trading update, covering sales for the third quarter of its fiscal-2018. Here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of March for the group.

Fiscal-2018 finishes on a high for Remy Cointreau - results 18 Apr 2018

Olly Wehring

 A bumper final quarter has sped up Remy Cointreau's slowing growth earlier this year, resulting in sales from fiscal-2018 rising by just over 7%.

Bordeaux Wine Council launches Bordeaux Wine Month in UK 18 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) has lined up the first wine month for the region's wines in the UK market.

Freixenet Italian Sparkling Rosé - Product Launch 18 Apr 2018

Lucy Britner

Freixenet has added a sparkling rosé to its Italian wine portfolio. Freixenet Italian Sparkling Rosé joins the company's Prosecco, which launched in May 2017.

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