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Tayēr RTD cocktails get UK distribution

Cask Liquid Marketing has expanded its portfolio with Tayēr RTD bottled cocktails by Monica Berg and Alex Kratena.


Japanese gin brand 135°EAST joins Marussia portfolio

Japanese gin brand 135°EAST is targeting export growth after joining the Marussia Beverages portfolio.


Copalli launches cacao-infused rum

Belizean rum brand Copalli has launched a limited-edition cacao-infused rum made from ingredients grown at The Copal Tree Distillery.


Código 1530 Tequila lands major distribution deal

Código 1530 Tequila has announced a partnership with independent drinks distributor MONARQ Group.


Hennessy launches limited bottle designs for X.O 150th year

Hennessy has celebrated the 150th anniversary of its X.O blend with the launch of two special release bottle designs.


Travel Retail Awards 2020 winners announced

Some of the world’s leading drinks brands are celebrating after securing trophies and gold medals at the 2020 Travel Retail Awards.


Milano Wine Week aims to kickstart global wine network

Milano Wine Week 2020 will take place from 3-11 October with both face-to-face and remote options.


Diageo shares climb after positive trading update

Diageo stock enjoyed its best session since March after chief executive Ivan Menezes issued a positive trading update ahead of the firm’s annual meeting.


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Darren Gough unveils Care for Wild wine range

England cricket legend Darren Gough has officially launched his eagerly anticipated Care for Wild wine range in partnership with Freixenet Copestick.


The Gin Guild forces 29% abv "gin" brands to withdraw

Red Storm and Ocean Storm have been withdrawn from the market after The Gin Guild threatened legal action against the producer for incorrectly labelling them as “gin”.


German rye producer Stork Club targets export markets

Germany’s first rye whiskey distillery has teamed up with export agency Proof Strength in a bid to boost its presence in various markets around the world.


Gin Guild threatens legal action over 'cynically fraudulent' products

The Gin Guild has threatened legal action against the producers of Red Storm and Ocean Storm for wrongly labelling the spirits as ‘gin’.


AB InBev launches scholarship to help black students become brewers

AB InBev will spend $200,000 annually over a five year commitment to help black students qualify for careers in brewing.


London Cocktail Week more important than ever, say founders

London Cocktail Week founders Siobhan Payne and Hannah Sharman-Cox have emphasised the importance of the festival this year given the imposed hospitality curfews from the UK government.



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