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The Spirits Business: Unite calls for Diageo to halt production in Scotland

Trade union Unite is urging Diageo to stop production at its bottling and distilling sites across Scotland amid concerns over the safety and stress levels of workers during the pandemic

The Spirits Business: Constellation donates $2.5m to coronavirus relief efforts

Svedka vodka owner Constellation Brands has pledged more than US$2.5 million to coronavirus relief efforts, while Bushmills Irish whiskey has donated US$100,000 to help US bartenders

The Spirits Business: Online resources to inform and entertain during self-isolation

As bartenders and drinkers are told to stay at home, the industry has responded with a host of digital workshops and classes to keep people entertained. Here, we list 10 online offerings to improve your time inside

The Spirits Business: Digital workshops to inform and entertain during self-isolation

As bartenders and drinkers are told to stay at home, the industry has responded with a host of digital workshops and classes to keep people entertained. Here, we list 10 online offerings to improve your time inside

The Spirits Business: Distell donates alcohol for hand sanitiser production

South African drinks group Distell has pledged 100,000 litres of alcohol for the production of hand sanitiser, which will be given to vulnerable communities across the country

The Spirits Business: Constellation donates $2.5m to covid-19 relief efforts

Svedka vodka owner Constellation Brands has pledged more than US$2.5 million to coronavirus relief efforts, while Bushmills Irish whiskey has donated US$100,000 to help US bartenders

The Spirits Business: Campari Group: Too early to predict covid-19 impact

Aperol maker Campari Group said it is too early to provide “reliable estimates” on how the pandemic has affected the Italian firm's current financial year, but expects the second quarter to be “more heavily impacted”

The Spirits Business: APTRA pushes for governments to support travel retail

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association has urged 45 governments across Asia Pacific to prioritise support packages for businesses in the duty free sector that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic

The Spirits Business: APTRA pushes for governments to help travel retail

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association has urged 45 governments across Asia Pacific to prioritise support packages for businesses in the duty free sector that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic

The Spirits Business: Captain Morgan debuts Orange Vanilla Twist

Diageo-owned spiced rum brand Captain Morgan has released a limited edition orange and vanilla-flavoured variant in the US

The Spirits Business: Whisky.Auction seeks bottles for covid-19 charity sale

Online auctioneer Whisky.Auction is seeking donations from drinks companies and industry professionals for its April sale, which will see all proceeds go to The Drinks Trust charity

The Spirits Business: A drink with… Brendan Buckley, Irish Distillers

The international marketing director talks about building the world’s leading Irish whiskey brand, personal passion projects and preparing for the future

The Spirits Business: Rémy Cointreau CEO reshuffles management team

The chief executive officer of French drinks group Rémy Cointreau, Eric Vallat, has reshuffled his management team ahead of announcing the company’s new strategy

The Spirits Business: Bacardi ramps up hand sanitiser production

Bermuda-based Bacardi has pledged to produce 1.1 million litres of alcohol for hand sanitiser production, while Indian spirits group Radico Khaitan has also vowed to make the disinfectant

The Spirits Business: Heaven Hill pledges $400k to tackle coronavirus

Kentucky-based Heaven Hill Brands has donated US$400,000 to help communities and hospitality workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic

The Spirits Business: Bombay Sapphire to launch Create-From-Home hub

Bacardi-owned Bombay Sapphire will launch its Create-From-Home online platform tomorrow to help drinkers express their creativity and learn new skills as they self-isolate

The Spirits Business: Top subscription services for cocktail fans

For drinkers looking to craft cocktails at home, there is a variety of delivery services offering high-quality ingredients and easy-to-make recipes. Here, we present do-it-yourself subscription boxes for budding mixologists

The Spirits Business: ‘Whiskey webs’ could spot fake spirits

The "distinctive" web-like patterns that form when drops of American whiskey dry could be used to identify counterfeit spirits, a team of researchers in the US has suggested

The Spirits Business: Warner’s unveils Spring Blossom Gin

English producer Warner’s is toasting the start of a new season with the launch of a limited edition gin: Spring Blossom

The Spirits Business: Speciality Drinks creates wellbeing packs for trade

On-trade wholesaler Speciality Drinks teamed up with Edrington-Beam Suntory UK to donate wellbeing packages to industry workers during the covid-19 pandemic – 1,000 of which were snapped up in one evening

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