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UK craft beer market reaches saturation point

The craft beer boom in the UK has plateaued with just 8 new breweries opening in 2018 compared to the 390 added the year before.


Crown Cellars launches 2019/20 wine portfolio

This May the wine division of Carlsberg UK, Crown Cellars, will launch its 2019/20 portfolio of more than 500 wines.


Pernod Ricard UK makes changes to The Gin Hub

Pernod Ricard UK has confirmed two senior appointments within the gin branch of its business, The Gin Hub.


Milk & Honey Distillery celebrates Eurovision with new bottle design

As a celebration of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Tel Aviv, Milk & Honey (M&H) Distillery, the first whiskey distillery in Israel, has launched a limited edition bottle of its Levantine Gin.


Pernod Ricard to acquire Italian gin brand Malfy

Pernod Ricard has announced the signing of an agreement with Biggar & Leith for the acquisition of the Italian super-premium gin brand Malfy.


Patrón partners with top bars for World Earth Day

To celebrate World Earth Day, Patrón Tequila will join forces with The Conduitin London to host Cocktails with a Conscience on 24 April 2019.


Changes at Bacardi Global Travel Retail

Bacardi Global Travel Retail (GTR) has announced two senior team changes: Vinay Golikeri is promoted to managing director, GTR while Mike Birch will now focus entirely on Bacardi’s digital commerce business.


Agave spirits forecast to overtake rum in US, says IWSR

According to research from IWSR Drinks Market Analysis, consumption of agave-based spirits was up 9% in the US in 2018.


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London Mezcal Week set for new summer dates

London Mezcal Week will be held in the summer for the first time following the announcement of its new dates. 


LVMH owner to donate €200m to Notre-Dame disaster

LVMH luxury goods company, which owns Glenmorangie, Ardbeg and Hennessey among others, will donate €200m ($226m) to help restore Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris after it caught fire on Monday evening.


Craigellachie to give away 51-year-old whisky

Craigellachie has announced it will give away it’s new 51-year-old single malt for free to whisky fans around the world.


Rhum Clément gets duty free Middle East deal

Kreol Retail FZE has been appointed as a travel retail distributor of Rhum Clément for select Middle East countries.


Limestone wins Bourbon Distillery of the Year

Limestone Branch Distillery in Kentucky has won the Bourbon Distillery of the Year award at the Berlin Intl Spirits Competition.


Ancient scotch distillery excavation underway

An archeological excavation is underway at the site of one of the earliest legal whisky distilleries in Scotland.



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