Liquor stores deemed "essential" businesses in several US states

Liquor stores will be permitted to remain open in New York, New Jersey and California during the coronavirus pandemic after they were declared “essential businesses”.

Lindeman's launches NZ Sauvignon Blanc

Lindeman’s has added a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc to its international Winemaker’s Discovery range. It's a UK launch, initially, but is expected to roll out across Europe. 

Burn Stewart Distillers posts profits

Burn Stewart Distillers, producer of brands Bunnahabhain and Scottish Leader, has announced net profits of £3.7 for the financial year ending December 31 2010.

Diageo strengthens ties with Facebook

Diageo has announced plans to step-up its multi-million dollar strategic partnership with social media website Facebook.

Diageo launches Baileys hazelnut

Diageo has launched a new flavour of its cream liqueur brand Baileys.

Romania searches for hero wines

Members of Romanian Winegrowers are to undergo a benchmarking initiative, designed to identify a ‘Hero Selection’ of wines.

Europe pushes responsible drinking

Europe’s spirits producers have launched a catalogue of industry-led programmes to reduce alcohol related harm.