Bottled in France

Weak euro offsets ongoing slide in French wine and spirits exports

11 Feb 2016 | By Mathew Lyons

The ongoing weakness of the euro in the global currency markets has proved a boon for makers of wine and spirits in France, according to figures released by the Fédération des Exportateurs de Vins et Spiritueux de France.


Daffy's Gin

Daffy's gin secures major national listing with Waitrose

10 Feb 2016 | By Mathew Lyons

Award-winning Scottish small-batch gin, Daffy’s has won a national listing in Waitrose.


Laetitia Casta

Model Laetitia Casta helps launch Cointreau 'Creative Crew' campaign

10 Nov 2015 | By Douglas Blyde

Cointreau launches the ’Creative Crew’ philanthropist programme focused on supporting the creativity of women.



Insights: More women working in rum is helping the category thrive Subscription

04 Feb 2016

The number of women in the rum industry is rising and it is happening across all levels of distilleries from top management to master blenders.  The increased diversity within the workforce and at the top level is helping to build stronger businesses long-term.


Dunnet Bay

Dunnet Bay Distillery adds Holy Grass Vodka to range

20 Nov 2015 | By Mathew Lyons

Dunnet Bay, the most northerly distillery in mainland Britain, is to launch its first vodka this month.


David Frost

UK businesses should follow whisky’s lead in targeting Latin America, conference told

12 Feb 2016 | By Mathew Lyons

A rapidly expanding and young middle class in Latin America makes it an ideal target market for many UK businesses, an Edinburgh conference was told this week.

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