Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Union condemns Diageo cuts

Published:  06 July, 2009

Diageo is facing increasing pressure over its decision to axe 900 jobs at production and packaging facilities in Scotland.

Read more...

Under-18s drink just for "something to do"

Published:  06 July, 2009

Drinkaware is launching a guide to help teachers and youth workers better tackle under-age drinking after its research found 25% of young people drink alcohol just for "something to do".

Read more...

Jacob's Creek seals Selfridges listing

Published:  06 July, 2009

Australian wine brand Jacob's Creek has secured a listing at Selfridges for its 'museum release' Steingarten Riesling 2002, Pernod Ricard has announced.

Read more...

Madeira finish for Balvenie

Published:  03 July, 2009

Balvenie malt master David Stewart has released a limited-edition 17-year-old single malt finished in Madeira casks.

Read more...

Diageo under fire from First Minister

Published:  03 July, 2009

Diageo has come under attack from Scotland's First Minister and the chairman of a leading football club over its announcement that 900 jobs will go in Scotland over the next two years, 700 of them from the closure of a packaging plant in Kilmarnock.

Read more...

Churchill Vintners founder David Smith dies

Published:  03 July, 2009


David Smith, founder of Churchill Vintners has died of a heart attack, aged 67.

Read more...

New consumer drinks show for London

Published:  03 July, 2009

A new consumer drinks show will take place at Vinopolis in London in November.

Read more...

Richard Siddle, Editor's blog June

Published:  02 July, 2009

Around the world in 80 stands - well 2,400 exhibitors to be exact - but if you really want to get a feel for the global drinks industry then there is no better place than Vinexpo.

 

Read more...

Richard Siddle, Editor's blog June

Published:  02 July, 2009

Around the world in 80 stands - well 2,400 exhibitors to be exact - but if you really want to get a feel for the global drinks industry then there is no better place than Vinexpo.

 

Read more...

Tradeteam in £12m distribution deal

Published:  02 July, 2009

UK drinks logistics firm Tradeteam has clinched a £12m eight-year contract with Wales's largest brewer.

Read more...

Weather boosts Greene King

Published:  02 July, 2009

Sizzling summer temperatures and a renewed focus on food has boosted the performance of pub owners Greene King, the company has reported.

Read more...

Chilean Sauvignon joins Jack Rabbit range

Published:  02 July, 2009

Constellation Europe has extended its Jack Rabbit wine brand with the launch of a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc.

Read more...

Constellation upbeat despite sales fall

Published:  01 July, 2009

Constellation Brands has reported a 15% drop in consolidated net sales in the first quarter of its current financial year, largely impacted by the sale of its value spirits business.

Read more...

Diageo to shed 900 jobs in Scotland

Published:  01 July, 2009

Diageo is to cut 900 jobs with the closure of a whisky packaging plant in Kilmarnock and its Port Dundas distillery in Glasgow over the next two years.

Read more...

Scotch wins after talking Turkey

Published:  01 July, 2009

Scotch whisky producers have won a battle over discriminatory tax rates in the Turkish market.

Read more...

Cooley Distillery cleans up with gold awards

Published:  01 July, 2009

Ireland's only independent whiskey distiller, the Cooley Distillery, cleaned up with eight gold medals in the US, at two separate spirits competitions which took place in New York and Los Angeles.

Read more...

SAB offers 10% equity to black community

Published:  01 July, 2009

Black drinks retailers in South Africa are being offered a 10% stake in South African Breweries as part of SABMiller's commitment to an economic empowerment programme.

Read more...

Glenrothes honours 'quiet man of blending'

Published:  01 July, 2009

A limited-edition expression of The Glenrothes has been created by John Ramsay, who retires this month after overseeing production of the malt whisky since the early 1990s.

Read more...

Wines in the press June 26 - 28

Published:  30 June, 2009

What the critics have to say in this weekend's news.

Read more...

Sergi Arola unveiled as new face of Berberana

Published:  30 June, 2009

Two-Michelin starred Spanish chef Sergi Arola has been offically unveiled as the new face of wine brand Berberana.

Read more...