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Spirits shoppers ignore ingredient claims, says research

Published:  24 October, 2012

Drinkers aren't influenced by ingredient claims when it comes to buying spirits, says new research.

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Restaurateurs begin pulling back on two-for-one deals

Published:  12 October, 2012

Restaurateurs are pulling back on two-for-one deals and money-off vouchers because they risk eroding the value of a restaurant's brand image, according to foodservice consultancy Horizons.

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Gin and sparkling wine top best sellers list over Jubilee

Published:  12 September, 2012

Gin and sparkling wine were the big sellers across the Royal Jubilee celebrations, according to the latest WSTA market report.

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New gins experiment with unusual botanicals

Published:  11 September, 2012

Claiming to be the UK's newest artisanal spirits producer, The London Distillery Company is rolling out four gins made from unusual botanicals.

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Mangrove adds Portobello Road Gin to portfolio

Published:  10 September, 2012

Portobello Road Gin has teamed up with national distributor Mangrove after its first year growth has "dramatically exceeded expectations".

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Emerging markets provide boost for Diageo GB

Published:  23 August, 2012

Diageo's net sales in Great Britain fell 2% in the past year as the group reduced its promotional activities, but emerging...

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Bombay Sapphire invests £1.5m in glassware launch

Published:  09 August, 2012

Bombay Sapphire has invested £1.5 million in the launch of its new balloon glassware, to capitalise on the growing trend for boutique gins that offer affordable luxury.

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Hampshire sees opening of new gin distillery

Published:  24 July, 2012

Bombay Sapphire Gin has unveiled plans to open a distillery in Hampshire.

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Beefeater rolls out celebratory Inside London bottle

Published:  09 July, 2012

Pernod Ricard-owned Beefeater gin has launched a Beefeater Inside London bottle to celebrate the city's "diverse" personality, while commanding shelf standout presence for retailers.

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Pernod Ricard rolls out Beefeater 'Inside London' bottle

Published:  06 July, 2012

Pernod Ricard owned London Beefeater has launched a Beefeater 'Inside London' bottle to celebrate London's "diverse" personality while commanding shelf stand-out presence for retailers.

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Hammer & Son launches Old English Gin

Published:  20 June, 2012

Boutique spirits producer Hammer & Son has launched an Old English Gin based on a recipe from 1783.

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Ginstitute founder shortlisted for innovation award

Published:  25 May, 2012

Drinks business Leelex has been shortlisted for the Innovator Award at the Yorkshire Business Masters 2012.

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EWG Spirits & Wine launches G'Vine Gin Connoisseur 2012

Published:  31 January, 2012

EWG Spirits & Wine, owner of the G'Vine Gin, has launched he global quest for the world's best gin bartender, G'Vine Gin Connoisseur 2012.

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Beefeater launches 'Forever London' pack

Published:  17 January, 2012

Pernod Ricard owned, Beefeater, has launched a 'Forever London' limited-edition pack celebrating the brand's heritage in the capital.

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British Retail Consortium - December figures up, but 2012 will remain "challenging"

Published:  10 January, 2012

UK retail sales values rose in 2011 against December 2010, but 2012 will prove an "equally challenging" year, according to the British Retail Consortium.

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Sainsbury's survey shows gin to be Xmas spirit of choice

Published:  13 December, 2011

Gin is tipped to be the spirit of choice for consumers at Sainsbury's this Christmas, after it recorded a yearly uplift in sales of 61%1 amongst city dwelling 18-24 year olds.

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Penfolds gets its own managing director

Published:  07 December, 2011

Iconic wine brand Penfolds has appointed Gary Burnand as its managing director.

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Gordon's gin drops TV chef for actors

Published:  11 August, 2011

Grouchy TV chef Gordon Ramsay has been dropped as the face of Gordons's gin in favour of "witty conversation" from actors Emilia Fox and Philip Glenister.

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Diageo invests a festive £1million for Gordon's gin

Published:  16 December, 2010

Diageo GB has invested £1million to keep the Gordon's gin brand top of mind with consumers during its key sales period.

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Christmas push for Gordon's gin

Published:  27 October, 2009

Diageo GB is investing more than £750,000 in Gordon's in the run-up to Christmas.

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