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The Spirits Business: Dead Man’s Fingers adds Pineapple Rum to range

Halewood Wines & Spirits-owned spiced rum brand Dead Man’s Fingers has tapped into “booming cocktail trends” with the launch of a pineapple-flavoured variant

The Spirits Business: Australian distillers bottle Aussie Spirit for charity auction

Distillers including Archie Rose and 5Nines Distilling have donated new make spirit to create The Aussie Spirit, which will be auctioned for charity to support people affected by wildfires in Australia

The Spirits Business: Australian distillers create Aussie Spirit for charity auction

Distillers including Archie Rose and 5Nines Distilling have donated new make spirit to create The Aussie Spirit, which will be auctioned to support people affected by wildfires in Australia

The Spirits Business: Overeem whisky trademark returns to founding family

Private equity group Australian Whisky Holdings has sold the Overeem Single Malt Whisky trademark back to its founding family in a deal worth AU$962,000 (US$644,000)

The Spirits Business: Spencer Matthews gains $2m backing for low-ABV brand

Low- and no-alcohol producer The Clean Liquor Company, founded by former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews, has secured US$2 million in funding as it seeks global expansion

The Spirits Business: Midleton Very Rare unveils Ireland’s ‘oldest’ whiskey range

Irish Distillers has revealed the first limited edition single malt in the Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery Collection – a 45-year-old whiskey priced at US$40,000

The Spirits Business: Small producers ask for support in UK budget

“Frustrated” wine and spirits businesses in the UK have written a joint letter to the chancellor of the exchequer calling for a 2% duty cut in next month’s budget

The Spirits Business: Campari voices concern over US tariffs and agave prices

Italy’s Campari Group reported a 5.9% organic sales increase for 2019, but the firm said it would continue to be impacted by US tariffs and the “increasingly elevated” agave purchase price

The Spirits Business: Arbikie creates carbon-neutral gin Nàdar

Scottish field-to-bottle distiller Arbikie has used peas to produce a carbon-neutral gin, called Nàdar

The Spirits Business: Ardbeg Blaaack marks 20 years of brand’s committee

Moët Hennessy has bottled a Pinot Noir cask-matured Ardbeg single malt to celebrate Ardbeg Day and 20 years of the Ardbeg Committee

The Spirits Business: Gin industry must ‘educate a safety culture’

The gin industry must “keep moving forward” with educating consumers and small producers on the dangers of distilling, Bombay Sapphire’s master distiller has warned

The Spirits Business: Kratena and Berg unveil drinks-inspired jumpers

Bartenders Alex Kratena and Monica Berg have partnered with Berlin-based artist Dennis Loesch to create a series of jumpers featuring “iconic” drinks brands

The Spirits Business: Spirit Master: Patrón Reposado Tequila

As National Margarita Day approaches this Saturday, we explore an acclaimed Tequila that would be perfect for recreating the classic drink

The Spirits Business: Aviation Gin appoints Proof Drinks as UK distributor

Ryan Reynolds’ Aviation Gin brand has signed Proof Drinks as its distributor in the UK, effective immediately

The Spirits Business: Ten celebrities shaking up Tequila

The growing popularity of Tequila has attracted support from stars such as Rita Ora and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. We round up the famous faces who have made their mark on the agave-based spirits scene

The Spirits Business: Increased alcohol tax could benefit ‘disadvantaged’ drinkers

Higher taxes on alcohol products in the UK could benefit "disadvantaged groups", according to a new study from the Institute of Alcohol Studies

The Spirits Business: Greater alcohol tax could help ‘disadvantaged’ drinkers

Higher taxes on alcohol in the UK could benefit "disadvantaged groups", according to a new study from the Institute of Alcohol Studies

The Spirits Business: Moskovskaya Vodka to launch global pop-up event

Amber Beverage Group-owned Moskovskaya Vodka is preparing to launch its global pop-up activation in London next week, called Mosko Embassy

The Spirits Business: Double Dutch to launch mentoring scheme for women

Tonic water and mixer producer Double Dutch is set to launch a scholarship and mentoring programme for female bartenders to support women looking to build a career in the industry

The Spirits Business: ProWine to postpone Singapore show over coronavirus outbreak

Wine and spirits fair ProWine Asia will postpone its Singapore event next month due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak

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