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Chivas Brothers opens new Glasgow office

Chivas Brothers, the scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard, has opened a new head office in Glasgow city centre.


Jägermeister cold brew coffee launches in the UK

Mast-Jaegermeister UK has announced the launch of Jägermeister Cold Brew Coffee in the UK, available across the on-and off-trade nationwide. 


Patrón honoured at Footprint Drinks Sustainability Awards

Patrón Tequila was highly commended in the Economic Sustainability category at the inaugural Footprint Drinks Sustainability Awards in London last week.


The Benevolent invites bartenders to mental health workshops

Following a grant awarded to the charity by the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation in July, The Benevolent is inviting bartenders and hospitality workers to their Minds Matter mental health workshops.


Beefeater invests in new still at Kennington distillery

Pernod Ricard has invested in a new still for Beefeater Gin at its distillery in Kennington, London.


Peterson wins Shanghai Shake by Camus

Jesse Peterson from the Raised By Wolves bar in San Diego has been crowned winner of the Shanghai Shake by Camus cocktail competition.


WSET launches 50th anniversary with Guinness World Record

The Wine & Spirits Education Trust marked its 50th anniversary this week with the first ever global WSET Wine Education Week.


Campari Group completes €60m Rhumantilles takeover

Campari Group has finalised the acquisition of French spirits company Rhumantilles SAS in a deal worth €60m.


Comment
I know how wierd this might seem but I often think that the opening of a new distillery is like the launch of a new submarine. It is unveiled in all its pristine glory in a blaze of publicity and fanfare.
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Old Forester launches single barrel programme in UK

Old Forester has introduced a single barrel programme to the UK which will be available to the trade from autumn 2019.


The Lakes Distillery launches first sherry-led single malt

The Lakes Distillery has launched The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.1 - the first in a series of widely available single malt whisky releases aiming to showcase its sherry-led house style.


Beefeater launches third flavour variety - Blackberry

Beefeater has added a third variant to its flavoured gin range with the launch of Beefeater Blackberry, exclusive to the UK market.


Bacardí expands premium portfolio into India

Bacardi India has launched its ‘Bacardí Premium Portfolio’ in India consisting of four expressions including; Bacardí Añejo Cuatro, Bacardí Reserva Ocho, Bacardí Gran Reserva Diez and Bacardí Gran Reserva Limitada.


Glenfiddich launches Grand Cru

Glenfiddich has launched Grand Cru, a 23-year-old single malt finished in rare French cuvée oak casks, derived from champagne houses.


Black Chalk gains £1.5m funding for expansion

English Sparkling Wine brand Black Chalk has secured investment from two new backers alongside additional investment from the current directors and an EU fund.



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