Cognac

ABK6 VSOP bottle

McKinley adds award-winning Cognac ABK6 to portfolio

06 Aug 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

McKinley Vintners has announced the addition of Cognac ABK6 to its portfolio. The Cognac is made by the father-and-daughter team of Francis and Elodie Abécassis under the name Domaines Francis Abécassis.

Gin

Formula One Mumm celebration

Champagne provides some fizz for Pernod Ricard as annual sales nudge ahead by 2%

27 Aug 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Champagne and Irish whiskey were among the main drivers of global growth for Pernod Ricard in 2014/15, though the spirits giant turned in only a modest overall sales increase of 2%. The company described the performance as “solid”.

Liqueurs

Combier triple sec

Spanish and French liqueurs to join Instil Drinks portfolio

20 Aug 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Bibendum PLB’s spirits division Instil Drinks is adding the Quenza and Combier liqueur ranges to its portfolio.

Rum

Zacapa 23 rum, new pack 2015

Packaging overhaul for Zacapa super-premium rum pair

01 Sep 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

Diageo is introducing new packaging for its Zacapa 23 and XO Guatemalan super-premium rums in the UK.

Vodka

Chilgrove vodka

Chilgrove adds vodka made from grape spirit to product range

03 Sep 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

English gin producer Chilgrove Spirits is adding a vodka made from grape spirit to the gin it launched last year.

Whiskies

wine

European Court says minimum unit pricing may be illegal

03 Sep 2015 | By Nigel Huddleston

The Scotch Whisky Association has welcomed an opinion from the advocate general of the European Court of Justice that minimum unit pricing may be illegal.

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