Global Bartending Talent Agency launches with 16 clients

A former Diageo marketing executive has launched the world’s first dedicated talent agency for influential bartenders.

Cape Wine pushed back to 2022 due to Covid-19 pandemic

Wines of South Africa has moved trade show Cape Wine from September 2021 to October 2022 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bordeaux winemakers determined to provide en primeur campaign

Bordeaux winemakers are pulling out all the stops in a bid to present the trade with an en primeur campaign amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pernod Ricard India pledges Rs 15 cr to support COVID-19 fight

Pernod Ricard has pledged Rs 15 crore ($2 million) to boost healthcare facilities across India as it prepares to battle the coronavirus outbreak.

Daou Vineyards bids to put Paso Robles on the global fine wine map

Iconic Californian producer Daou Vineyards is ramping up its focus on exports in a bid to put Paso Robles on the international wine map.

London Wine Fair postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

The London Wine Fair is the latest high profile-event to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic that has swept the world.

Carbon negative vodka producer redirects entire capacity to hand sanitizers

An award-winning start-up that produces net carbon negative vodka in New York City has redirected its entire production capacity towards making hand sanitizer.

Amaretto: Regaining romance

While amaretto may have a long and somewhat idyllic history, it has done little to capture consumers’ imaginations in recent times. But cocktail culture could be key to changing all that, finds Angel Brown

Guala buys South African closures maker

The Guala Closures Group has announced that it has begun the process for the acquisition of the Metal Closures division of South Africa’s MCG Industries.

ABInbev named Travel Retail Awards sponsor

Drinks International is pleased to announce that beer group ABInbev has joined Prosecco brand Follador as sponsors of this year's Travel Retail Awards.

Show some humility, says CEO of Renaud Cointreau

Owners of traditional products such as champagne and cognac need to show some humility in their dealings with new emerging markets, according to the president and CEO of Groupe Renaud Cointreau.

Constellation officially becomes Accolade

Costellation Wines Australia and Europe has officially become Accolade Wines - as of June 27. Accolade brands include Hardy’s and Echo Falls.

Brown-Forman launches new Canadian whisky in US

Brown-Forman has launched Canadian 'maple wood' whisky, Collingwood, in four US states.

First Cape to sponsor Lions rugby tour

First Cape Wines has announced it will sponsor the British and Irish Lions rugby tour of Australia in 2013.