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.


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”.


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.


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.


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.



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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