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Barometer returns to Kyiv in 2019

From the 27-29 September Barometer International Bar Show 2019 will take place in the CEC ‘Parkovy’, Kyiv with around 15,000 people expected to attend.


Martini Racing Ciclismo geared up for biggest ride to date

Martini Racing Ciclismo is set to take on a 260km cycle ride in Italy this September to support the wellbeing of bartenders.


Diageo enters Cuban rum industry with Santiago de Cuba deal

Diageo has entered into the Cuban rum industry with a joint venture between its European subsidiary and rum producer Corporación Cuba Ron SA.


Non-radioactive Chernobyl vodka launches

Crops grown within the exclusion area surrounding the abandoned town of Chernobyl in Ukraine has been used in the production of vodka.


International Beer Challenge awards 64 gold medals

More than 60 gold medals have been awarded for the 23rd edition of the International Beer Challenge, held in London on August 1.


Bordeneuve Châteaux & Collections strengthens Asia distribution links

Bordeneuve Châteaux & Collections has strengthened its business in Asia through distribution company Exquisite Elixir.


Gin boom continues as category hits £3bn in UK

The Wine and Spirits Trade Association’s latest market report shows that the rise and rise of gin in the UK is continuing at an even greater pace.


Patrón reveals UK finalists for Perfectionists competition

Patrón has announced eight bartenders for the UK final of its Perfectionists Cocktail Competition which will take place in London in September this year.


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Diageo buys majority shareholding in Seedlip

Diageo has announced the acquisition of a significant majority shareholding in Seedlip, which is claimed to be the world’s first distilled, non-alcoholic, spirits brand.


Pernod Ricard buys Texas whiskey brand TX

Pernod Ricard has announced the acquisition of Texas-based Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co, maker of super premium American whiskey.


Ableforth's launches global bar takeover campaign

Ableforth’s Bathtub Gin will be hosting seven global bar takeovers in seven days from 5 August 2019 as part of its ‘Week Well Spent’ campaign.


Drinks International launches Bar World 100

Ryan Chetiyawardana has been ranked as the world's most influential bar industry figure in the new Drinks International magazine Bar World 100.


Majestic Wine to be bought by Fortress

US investment firm Fortress has confirmed the planned purchase of the UK wine retailer Majestic Wine including the company’s stores, website, headquarters, on-trade and French divisions.


Diageo announces move to Soho

Diageo has announced that it is moving its global headquarters from Park Royal, north west London, to Soho in London in 2021.



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