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?Mila Kunis is new face of Jim Beam Bourbon campaign

Published:  30 January, 2014

Jim Beam Bourbon whiskey has brought in actress Mila Kunis as the face of its new multi-media campaign "Make History" that will be launched in more than 100 markets worldwide.

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Mitchells & Butlers sees festive sales up 2.6%

Published:  30 January, 2014

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Market latest: Credit downgrade for Rémy Cointreau SA and Treasury Wine Estates halts trading

Published:  30 January, 2014

It has been a challenging week financially for two major players in the drinks trade; Remy Cointreau SA credit rating was downgraded on Monday to 'negative' and Treasury Wine Estates requested a trading halt on Tuesday until the ASX opens tomorrow.

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Jacob's Creek marks new brand imagery with Fiano and Sangiovese wines

Published:  29 January, 2014

Jacobs Creek has unveiled its first major brand review since it was launched in 1976 that looks to reinforce its history, provenance and sense of place with consumers.

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Pernod Ricard hosts #InnovationDay to find new ideas to connect with consumers

Published:  29 January, 2014

Pernod Ricard hosted its second annual Innovation Day and Harpers put together a day in review for those not in attendance.  See what to expect from the drinks giant in the coming months.

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China is the world's biggest consumer of red wine says Vinexpo study

Published:  29 January, 2014

China has become the biggest red wine consuming country in the world as its increasing influence on global wine trends continues, according to latest figures released by Vinexpo.

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Demand for wine investments in California has never been higher says M&A specialists

Published:  29 January, 2014

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Trinchero Family Estates aims to 'get back in black' in UK

Published:  29 January, 2014

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France's Maison Sichel celebrates bumper year with sales up 6%

Published:  29 January, 2014

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Northern Ireland's licensing laws holding wine trade back

Published:  29 January, 2014

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New Vinexpo chief offers something completely "different" for 2015 show

Published:  29 January, 2014

Vinexpo 2015 will be something "completely different" from previous shows, according to its new chief executive, Guillaume Deglise.

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UK remains sixth biggest wine drinking country in world despite falling sales says Vinexpo

Published:  28 January, 2014

The UK remains the sixth biggest wine consuming country in the world despite another year of falling wine sales, according to the latest figures released by Vinexpo, but there are signs drinking levels could be on the up again from 2015.

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Big issues of today will still dominate the trade in 2034 predicts new ProWein study

Published:  28 January, 2014

Consumers and not wine producers will rule the wine industry come 2034, according to a new trade study commissioned by ProWein ahead of its show in Dusseldorf in March.

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Double Impact's Sobar is first alcohol-free bar in Nottingham

Published:  28 January, 2014

East Midland's charity Double Impact has opened Sobar, the region's first-ever alcohol-free bar and restaurant in Nottingham.

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ProWein has to turn away exhibitors for 2014 show as waiting list grows

Published:  28 January, 2014

ProWein, the international wine trade fair, is having to turn away an increasing number of exhibitors who are keen to get in to the show as it is looking to "consolidate" on its strong 2013 performance by not increasing stand or hall space in 2014. 

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Call Time on Duty: Beer sales up due to impact of duty cuts

Published:  28 January, 2014

Beer sales in the off trade rose 3.9% by volume in the fourth quarter of 2013, marking increases for two consecutive quarters for the first time in 10 years, following the cut in beer duty last year.

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Laithwaite's Wine launches business in Taiwan

Published:  28 January, 2014

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Brown-Forman: the next big deal?

Published:  27 January, 2014

Mergers and acquisitions are the name of the game at the moment in the spirits world and whiskey brands are taking centre stage.

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Two thirds of hospitality firms to increase wages in 2014

Published:  27 January, 2014

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US merchants call for lower prices in Bordeaux 2013 en primeur campaign

Published:  27 January, 2014

As the trade gets ready for the annual 2013 en primeur tastings an increasing number of leading wine merchants  around the world are calling for lower prices in this year's campaign, including key players in the United States.

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