SA’s The Duchess Virgin Gin & Tonic scoops two awards at...

The awards are organised by global food and drink company Zenith, which has helped shape the worldwide food and drinks industry for more than 20 years.  Over...

AB InBev’s ZX Ventures acquires UK-based Atom Group

The acquisition will include Atom Group’s three business units; spirits producer Atom Brands, online alcohol retailer Master of Malt and spirits distributor Maverick Drinks. All three business units will...

Falling sales in the Americas hit Pernod Ricard’s Q3 results

Pernod Ricard’s overall net sales for the period were stagnant, as sales fell by €10 million ($12.4 million) to €1.98 billion ($2.45 billion) when compared to...

Pernod Ricard supports Loliware’s edible straw launch

Loliware’s hyper-compostable, fully-edible Lolistraws are made from materials derived from seaweed, and Loliware claims that the straws could help the movement to eventually replace single-use plastic straws. Earlier...

First limited edition SA whisky added to Checkers exclusive Private Barrel...

The newly unveiled 6-year-old James Sedgwick single malt is the first South African whisky to be added to the exclusive range, and only 677 bottles are...

Distell’s restructuring set to take even more time

The long, protracted rearrangement of Distell’s control structure looks set to be further drawn out as the Competition Commission says approval for the latest changes is...

Pernod Ricard launches limited-edition Absolut America bottle

The vodka brand said it is “raising the bar for summer partygoers and patriots alike to show their Stars and Stripes pride”. Absolut has also teamed up with...

Diageo-affiliated Ketel One releases botanical vodka range

Each of the peach & orange blossom, cucumber & mint and grapefruit & rose flavoured vodkas are 30% ABV, rather than the 40% ABV of most...

DGB partners with premium brand Fever-Tree

Since launching in 2005, Fever-Tree has established itself as the world’s leading supplier of premium carbonated mixers, pioneering the premium mixer category by sourcing the highest...

Diageo supports US military with new American Anthem vodka

With ingredients sourced from America’s heartland, the new vodka uses corn from both Indiana and Iowa. Other Diageo vodka brands include Smirnoff, Ketel One and Cîroc. American Anthem will donate $1 from each bottle...

Pernod Ricard forms joint venture to distribute whisky in Myanmar

The spirits company said the move marks “the first time” a major global producer of wine and spirits has established a formal presence in Myanmar. Pernod Ricard...

Diageo in talks to offload range of US-focused spirits – reports

Brands that may be offloaded include Goldschläger schnapps, Myers’s Rum and Popov vodka, and it has been reported that a buyer would have to pay between...

Diageo-owned Crown Royal releases limited-edition whisky

Crown Royal Texas Mesquite blends smoky flavours from locally-sourced mesquite wood with the brand’s signature Crown Royal De Luxe whisky, which creates a smoky twist which adds...

#FreshOnTheShelf: Prohibition gin, craft vodka, mug cakes and flavour-infused beets

Silver Creek Distillery craft gin duo Silver Creek Distillery, the company that brought us Southern Moonshine has just launched a duo of gins that are made in the same style as gin...

Bunnahabhain wIns three double gold medals at San Francisco World Spirits...

The double golds were awarded to the Islay distillery’s 12- and 25-year-old single malts, as well as to the newest single malt whisky in the...

The Glenlivet launches mystery CODE single malt in South Africa

"THE Glenlivet CODE offers to take you on a journey of discovery whilst putting your knowledge to the test," says THE Glenlivet South Africa brand manager Eugene...

Diageo North America appoints new chief financial officer

Chandrashekar will assume her position on 1 July 2018, and will report to Diageo North America Deirdre Mahlan. Chandrashekar has held various senior positions over a 20-year career...

Klipdrift’s new ad marks a return to genuine friendship

“When you get a brief like this from a brand as big as this you know you have to deliver,” said Wilton Ackeer, Creative Director at...