Two world title wins for Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky

The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington, home of proudly South African Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, and its Founder Distiller, Andy Watts, both took the...

Virus hit SA wine producers at worst possible time, says industry

Lockdown regulations were the worst possible news for the local wine industry and will likely have a severe impact beyond the next few weeks,...

Heineken names new presidents for Europe and Asia Pacific units

Heineken has appointed Soren Hagh as president of its Europe region and Jacco van der Linden as president of its Asia Pacific region, effective...

Budweiser introduces new beer made from nitrogen

Fresh off the release of Budweiser Reserve Black Lager made with Jim Beam Bourbon last September, Budweiser is at it again, this time dropping...

Pernod Ricard becomes exclusive owner of Monkey 47 gin brand

Pernod Ricard has completed the purchase of the remaining stake in Monkey 47 for an undisclosed sum, taking full ownership of the dry gin...

Diageo to avail 135,000 litres of sanitiser toward Kenya’s Covid-19 battle

lcoholic beverages company Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka, has pledged to produce 135,000 litres of sanitiser to help protect...

AB InBev, Pernod cut outlooks as virus hobbles drinks makers

AB InBev withdrew its earnings outlook for 2020 and Pernod Ricard forecast a 20% drop in profit as the coronavirus pandemic eliminates most of...

AB InBev withdraws guidance due to coronavirus outbreak

The world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), which recently warned that reduced beer sales in China would hit its first-quarter performance, has withdrawn...

Distilleries are the newest players in the hand sanitiser business

Some unexpected sources already have stepped up to fill the shortage of hand sanitiser.In France the luxury goods conglomerate LVMH is now using its...

New release wines mark 75th anniversary for Stellenbosch Hills

The year 1945 was forever etched into human history as the end of a disastrous war. For a small group of wine farmers in...

SAB Zenzele AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

Joining the presidency in a nationwide effort to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all South Africans, the SAB Zenzele board has made the...

Coronavirus: Gauteng move to close liquor stores early hailed

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance - South Africa has praised the Gauteng MEC for Community Safety Faith Mazibuko for her decision to limit...

Beer with a splash of seltzer: Leinenkugel’s Spritzen debuts in US

Beer with a splash of seltzer is hitting shelves in the US under the Leinenkugel beer brand by Molson Coors. The new “Spritzen” touts...

Bombay Sapphire debuts 100% natural berry-infused gin

Bacardi has expanded its Bombay Sapphire range in the UK with the launch of Bombay Bramble, a new gin bursting with the flavours of...

Kleine Zalze wine estate named Best Producer in SA

WITH the 2020 harvest in full swing, the winemaking team at Kleine Zalze wine estate received very welcome news and recognition for their painstaking...

Coronavirus: Beer sales slump in China as entertainment venues remain on...

The coronavirus outbreak is severely impacting entertainment spots and dining outlets across China with widespread closures all over the country. This could lead to...

Pernod Ricard invests in aperitivo brand Italicus

Pernod Ricard has invested in Italian premium bergamot-infused aperitivo brand Italicus, as the spirits company continues to strengthen its portfolio.The announcement coincides with the...

Canned wines take off in the SA market

While wine has been canned since the 1930s, this form of packaging never really took off because of the inferior quality of canned wine...