Hi-Spirits welcomes sambuca legal settlement

Hi-Spirits has welcomed a legal settlement relating to sambuca.

Diego Zamora appoints Turner to Licor 43

The Diego Zamora group has appointed Matthew Turner as its global brand director for Licor 43.

DISCUS praised by US Trade Commission

In a report on advertising in the alcohol industry, the US Federal Trade Commission has recognised the Distilled Spirits Council for its effective self-regulatory system.

Martini relaunches Martini Bitter

Bacardi Martini has announced the re-launching of its Martini Bitter which it says is the original bitter aperitif.

Altia appoints Pekka Tennilä as its new CEO

Altia, the Nordic and Baltic wine and spirits company, has announced the appointment of 44-year-old Pekka Tennilä, who has been poached from Carlsberg.

Mangrove breaks stem to Coe Vintners

UK spirits specialist Mangrove has split from parent company Coe Vintners to create an independent firm, it has emerged.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Brands in cocktails

For the latest instalment of the Brands Report, we quizzed the class of 2013 on the brands they use in cocktails. 

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Cocktails

For the latest instalment of the Brands Report, we quizzed the class of 2013 on the most popular cocktails in their bars.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Aperitifs and Digestifs

For the latest instalment of the Brands Report, we quizzed the class of 2013 on the aperitfis and digestifs brands moving through their bars.

Pre-mixed Drinks Challenge 2014 results

The pre-mixed drinks category, for so long the ugly duckling of the drinks world, has spread its wings and flown. 

Shui Jing Fang Red Fortune launches for Chinese New Year

Diageo has released the special edition baijiu Shui Jing Fang Red Fortune to travel retail ahead of Chinese New Year.

Last call for the Pre-Mixed Challenge

Entry to the Pre-Mixed Drinks Challenge 2014, Drinks International’s annual blind-tasting event, will close on Monday 26 November.

Pre-mixed cocktails brand Pontoon debuts

Brand agency Bamboo has made its first venture into consumer products with the launch of frozen and bottle-aged cocktails brand Pontoon to the UK market.

Berrys launches Penny Blue rum

Berry Bros & Rudd Spirits has launched a single estate XO aged rum from Mauritius, called Penny Blue.

Fair-trade rum available in the UK

Fair Spirits, the fair-trade spirits company, has launched a rum to the UK market through Coe Vintners.