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The Spirits Business: Swift to open second London bar in Shoreditch

Award-winning cocktail bar Swift will open its second London venue this month, an all-day drinking destination in Shoreditch

The Spirits Business: Constellation reports 4% sales drop for wine and spirits

Svedka Vodka owner Constellation Brands’ wine and spirits sales declined by 4% in the three months ending 31 May 2020, with the group unable to provide guidance for fiscal 2021 due to the pandemic

The Spirits Business: Top 10 best-selling Indian whisky brands

It was a solid year for Indian whisky with nearly all brands in growth and a new champion at the top. We present the million-case sellers storming to victory

The Spirits Business: Lakes Distillery unveils orange wine cask-finished whisky

English spirits producer The Lakes Distillery has added two new whiskies to The One collection, the first finished in orange wine casks and the second in Sherry casks

The Spirits Business: Government risks 460,000 jobs without supplier support

Without additional government support 460,000 jobs across the hospitality supplier sector will be at risk, UK Hospitality has warned

The Spirits Business: Macallan expands Double Cask whisky range

Single malt Scotch brand The Macallan has unveiled two new whiskies: Double Cask 15 Years Old and Double Cask 18 Years Old

The Spirits Business: Pernod plans app to remove hate speech online

French drinks group Pernod Ricard USA will create a crowdsourcing app to help consumers flag hate speech on social media and enable brands to use their influence to have the content reviewed and removed

The Spirits Business: Chase Distillery creates gin hard seltzer range

The hard seltzer category has taken the US by storm and now English spirits producer Chase Distillery has created its own range: Chase's Gin Seltzer

The Spirits Business: Eastside Distilling names Paul Block CEO

Portland-based Eastside Distilling has appointed its chairman Paul Block as the firm’s new chief executive officer following the departure of Lawrence Firestone after eight months in the role

The Spirits Business: TFWA unveils webinar series to aid TR recovery

The Tax Free World Association is launching a new webinar series to discuss issues that could help the duty free and travel retail industry bounce back from the impact of Covid-19

The Spirits Business: Majority of UK bars and pubs to reopen in July

Nearly one million hospitality employees are expected to return to work as almost 70% of UK bars and pubs plan to reopen this month, according to a new survey

The Spirits Business: Most spirits categories up 30% or more in US off-trade

Almost every spirits category grew by 30% or more in the US off-trade channel in the week ending 20 June 2020, new Nielsen data shows

The Spirits Business: Beam Suntory and Brown-Forman stop social media ads

Brown-Forman and Beam Suntory have become the latest companies to halt advertising on social media from today in a bid to address hate speech

The Spirits Business: New Diageo distillery will be carbon neutral

Bulleit Bourbon owner Diageo’s new whiskey distillery in Kentucky will be the company’s first carbon-neutral site

The Spirits Business: Top nine best-selling Cognac and brandy brands

Cognac and brandy's star performers faced mixed fortunes in 2019, despite plenty of innovation and increased marketing spend. We present the brands at the top of the volume ladder

The Spirits Business: Chase creates gin hard seltzer range

The hard seltzer category has taken the US by storm and now English spirits producer Chase Distillery has created its own range: Chase's Gin Seltzer

The Spirits Business: Tales of the Cocktail postponed until September

The Tales of the Cocktail Foundation has postponed its annual conference and further announcements regarding this year’s Spirited Awards until September 2020

The Spirits Business: The 10 best-selling world whisky brands

Irish, American, Canadian and Japanese producers are proving their spirits are every bit as credible as more established whisky-producing regions. As we count down the top million-case-sellers, it's clear innovation and well-executed marketing moves are paying off

The Spirits Business: Diageo unveils Prima and Ultima whisky collection

Leading spirits producer Diageo has released a new series of collectable single malt Scotch whiskies worth a combined RRP of £20,000 (US$24,600), called Prima and Ultima

The Spirits Business: Diageo unveils Prima & Ultima whisky collection

Leading spirits producer Diageo has released a new series of collectable single malt Scotch whiskies worth a combined RRP of £20,000 (US$24,600), called Prima & Ultima

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