Publication: Drinks Business

First reported 57 mins ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 1 reports

Top 10 London Cocktail Week bars

With the fifth London Cocktail week round the corner we round up some of the capital’s top bars taking part in a week’s worth of cut-price cocktail frivolity.Wristbands cost £10 in advance, £15 once the festival has started, giving access to a week’s ... [Published Drinks Business - 57 mins ago]
Entities: London
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Vijay Mallya re-appointed chairman of USL

Billionaire Vijay Mallya has been re-elected chairman of United Spirits (USL), despite being declared a “wilful defaulter” and against the advice of shareholder advisory firms.Mallya was given the tag by the United Bank of India (UBI) last month following ... [Published Drinks Business - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Minimum alcohol pricing would ‘save lives’

A minimum price of 45p per unit in the UK would be 50 times more effective in combatting alcohol misuse than current measures, new research claims.Earlier this year the government introduced a ban on below cost selling which stops retailers from selling ... [Published Drinks Business - 12 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Billionaire spends £2m at Playboy Club

A Russian billionaire’s £20,000 Champagne bill was waived after he spent more than £2 million (US$3.3m) on diamond jewellery at a private club in London’s Mayfair.Luxor Brut Champagne contains 24 carat flecks of real goldThe unnamed billionaire took three ... [Published Drinks Business - 7 hours ago]
Entities: champagne, Luxor, Jewellery
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Red wine could hold key to acne cure

US researchers have attributed yet another health benefit to an antioxidant found in red wine, linking it to the effective treatment of acne.A study by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has indicated that resveratrol, found in the skins ... [Published Drinks Business - 14 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Liv-ex 100 up again

After the longest bear market on record things may be starting to change with another positive month on Liv-ex“The positive sentiment is gathering momentum,” Liv-ex director Anthony Maxwell told the drinks business . “It’s now two months in a row where ... [Published Drinks Business - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

German city paying alcoholics in beer

A German city has launched a controversial programme that will see its alcoholic homeless sweep the streets in return for beer and cigarettes.The homeless of Essen will be paid three beers, cigarettes and a hot meal for a day’s work (Photo: Wiki)Social ... [Published Drinks Business - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Alcohol, Wiki, Blackmail
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Concha recruit to support growth push

Concha y Toro UK has announced a senior new appointment as Tesco’s Andy Gale becomes the Chilean firm’s head of new business & technical development.Andy GaleHaving spent 18 years with the supermarket group as category technical manager for wine, Gale ... [Published Drinks Business - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

New Rioja president eases internal tensions

The first grower to head Rioja’s regulatory wine body has welcomed a new internal stability that he claims has put the region in a stronger position to promote itself in key export markets.Luis Alberto, president of the Consejo Regulador DOCa Rioja“It’s ... [Published Drinks Business - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Top 10 classic cocktails: a history

The birthplace of the cocktail is much disputed, with London and New York both laying claim to its invention.The first print mention of the name “cocktail” appeared in 1798 in The Morning Post and Gazetteer; a long-folded London newspaper, while a name-check ... [Published Drinks Business - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

DNA oak testing will ‘prevent fraud’

French scientists have developed “genotyping technology” capable of identifying different species of oak to ensure oak used to make barrels matches its stated origin.Known as mass spectrometry, the technology can be used in kit form to identify oak wood ... [Published Drinks Business - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Fraud, DNA, Wood, Winemaker, Species
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Drugs and prostitution top beer and wine

The UK spent more on illicit substances and prostitution last year than it did on wine or beer according to the first set of official findings released today by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).At £7.9 billion for wine and £4.1bn for beer, sales ... [Published Drinks Business - 14 hours ago]

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Top 10 London Cocktail Week bars [Published Drinks Business - 57 mins ago]
Vijay Mallya re-appointed chairman of USL [Published Drinks Business - 5 hours ago]
Billionaire spends £2m at Playboy Club [Published Drinks Business - 7 hours ago]
Liv-ex 100 up again [Published Drinks Business - 7 hours ago]
New Rioja president eases internal tensions [Published Drinks Business - 9 hours ago]
Concha recruit to support growth push [Published Drinks Business - 9 hours ago]
Minimum alcohol pricing would ‘save lives’ [Published Drinks Business - 12 hours ago]
Top 10 classic cocktails: a history [Published Drinks Business - 12 hours ago]
DNA oak testing will ‘prevent fraud’ [Published Drinks Business - 13 hours ago]
Red wine could hold key to acne cure [Published Drinks Business - 14 hours ago]
Wet summer favoured biodynamics in Champagne [Published Drinks Business - 14 hours ago]
German city paying alcoholics in beer [Published Drinks Business - 14 hours ago]
Drugs and prostitution top beer and wine [Published Drinks Business - 14 hours ago]
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