William Grant Loses Legal Bid Over Wind Farm Build

William Grant & Sons has failed to halt construction of a wind farm on the Glenfiddich estate in Moray, claiming it would ?adversely affect? local tourism


Plain Packaging On Spirits Could ?stifle Innovation?

There are calls for alcohol producers to follow the tobacco industry and use plain packaging for their well known brands. The Spirits Business investigates


Pernod Ricard?s Sales Boosted By China

Pernod Ricard?s 2017/18 nine-month sales climbed 6.3% to ?7.05 billion (US$8.72bn) driven by double-digit growth in China, India and Asia travel retail


Lidl To Expand Scottish Gin Offering In Stores

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is tapping into the trend for Scottish gin by stocking eight new brands in 94 stores across Scotland


Lakes Distillery Gains Tesco Listing For Gin

Cumbria?s The Lakes Distillery has secured a listing for its Lakes Gin in Tesco stores across the north west of England


Calabrese Joins Donovan Bar In London

Salvatore Calabrese has developed a new cocktail menu for Donovan Bar at luxury London hotel Brown?s, which has recently reopened after an extensive refurbishment


Benriach Teases 21-year-old Temporis Release

Speyside distillery BenRiach has unveiled its latest core range whisky ? a peated 21-year-old single malt aged in four different casks


Loch Lomond Launches ?largest? Gtr Activation

Scotch whisky producer Loch Lomond Group has unveiled its ?largest? global travel retail activation at Heathrow Terminal 5 in partnership with World Duty Free


Ab Inbev Buys Master Of Malt And Maverick Drinks

A subsidiary of brewing giant AB InBev has acquired the parent company of Master of Malt, Atom Brands and Maverick Drinks


Russia Mulls Ban On Western Alcohol Imports

Spirits could once again be in the firing line of a diplomatic showdown as Russia considers trade sanctions against the west

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