Cognac

Rémy Cointreau

Rémy Cointreau sales decline slows, shows signs of stabilising

22 Jan 2015 | By Erin Smith

Rémy Cointreau’s sales are still declining based on its third quarter financial results, but falls are slowing signalling that the company may finally be stabilising following a Cognac crash that hit China.

Gin

Fever Tree ginger beer

Fever-Tree boosted by second half results up by nearly 50%

23 Jan 2015 | By Erin Smith

Fever-Tree, the premium mixer company, announced yesterday a strong financial performance in the second half of 2014, with sales expected to rise 43% and revenue to grow 49% to £34.7 million.

Liqueurs

Liquers range bought by Quintessential Brands Group

Quintessential buys French spirits producer Lafragette & Legier

04 Mar 2015 | By Helen Arnold

  Quintessential Brands Group, whose spirits portfolio include Greenalls Original London Dry Gin, Berkeley Square Gin and Bloom Gin, has today acquired the French spirits producer Lafragette & Legier SA (L&L) from French American Vintners, part of the US-based Kopf Group.

Rum

Havana Club

Pernod Ricard shakes up Havana Club rum’s look and recipe

17 Feb 2015 | By Gemma McKenna

Pernod Ricard UK has changed the look and recipe of its rum Havana Club Añejo Especial to focus on the brand’s Cuban roots. Pernod Ricard has shaken up Havana Club Anejo Especial

Vodka

Ciroc

Cîroc vodka is first alcohol brand to launch Instagram advertisements

27 Feb 2015 | By Erin Smith

Cîroc vodka is set to be the first alcohol brand to launch paid for advertising on Instagram, as it kicks off a six week campaign today.

Whiskies

Bushmills Colum Egan

Colum Egan, master distiller at Bushmills, predicts a strong future for Irish whiskey Subscription

02 Mar 2015 | By Dominic Roskrow

These are excavating times for Irish whiskey in general, and for Bushmills in particular. More than 20 distilleries have either started producing whiskey spirit or about to, the country’s whiskey industry is awash with overseas money, and is more vibrant and dynamic than at any time in more than century.

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