Publication: Drinks International

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Bacardi announces new regional president

Bacardi has announced Robert Furniss-Roe will leave his role as regional president of Bacardi North America in September. Peter Carr, 48, has been named as Furniss-Roe’s successor.Carr will be responsible for leading all commercial operations in the region ... [Published Drinks International - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

JG Distillers eyes expansion following funding

JG Distillers is eyeing expansion following funding from Clydesdale Bank’s West of Scotland Business and Private Banking Centre in Glasgow. The independent scotch whisky firm said it is targeting increased growth and will invest in new stock after obtaining ... [Published Drinks International - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Bacardi appoints new head of commercial

Bacardi has announced Derek Hopkins, SVP national sales director, will be leaving the company after a three-year tenure. Rich Andrews will step in to run the commercial organisation as vice president commercial for North America, this September.Andrews ... [Published Drinks International - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Bacardi
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Air France-KLM chairman to speak at TFWA Cannes

The has announced that Air France-KLM chairman and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, will speak at the opening conference prior to its Cannes exhibition in October. Staged at the Palais des Festivals, Juniac will address the challenges facing the airline business ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bacardi tweaks Grey Goose design

Bacardi has repackaged its original Grey Goose brand in the US, making the bottle easier to use for bartenders.The new design, which features a longer neck for ease of pouring and a new neck foil, will roll out across the vodka brand’s global markets ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Bacardi
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bars to learn their World's 50 Best Bars...

The voting for Drinks International’s The World’s 50 Best Bars 2014 is complete and the results of the poll are now in. Over the next few days the 50 bars that received the most votes from The World’s 50 Best Bars 300-plus global Academy members will ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: London
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Wm Grant's Abrook to advocate whisky innovation

William Grant & Sons has appointed Kevin Abrook, currently global marketing manager innovation for whisky as its first ever global whisky specialist, innovation. The family-owned company says this demonstrates the company’s commitment to whisky innovation ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Pub to host Sloe Gin World Championships

The George pub in Frant, East Sussex in southern England is to host the Sloe Gin World Championships on Wednesday December 10 from 1.00pm. The organisers say artisan sloe gin makers from across the world will gather at the village pub on the Kent/Sussex ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

UK drinks can market exceeds 4.8bn

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing the UK drinks can manufacturers have announced a record 4.835 billion can deliveries were made in the first half of 2014. This is a 7.1% increase across the UK drinks can markets as the economy rose ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Treasury Wine Estates is in play

Treasury Wine Estates is the subject of a bidding war, according to reports from Australia. The troubled group, which owns brands such as Penfolds, Lindeman’s, Wolf Blass and Rosemount brands and the Beringer and labels in the US, has had an offer from ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rok Drinks launches Humphrey Bogart gin

Rok Drinks, has announced the launch of Bogart’s Real English Gin in association with the Humphrey Bogart Estate.Available globally but with a US focus, the collaboration is the latest addition to the expanding Rok Drinks portfolio which already includes ... [Published Drinks International - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Diageo: vodka not on the rocks

Smirnoff is not a casualty of a global trend away from vodka, according to Ivan Menezes, CEO of Diageo. Menezes told journalists at Diageo’s 2013/2014 financial results press conference in London today: “A lot has been written about the end of vodka in ... [Published Drinks International - Jul 31 2014]

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Son of Humphrey Bogart, Stephen Bogart, said: "My father loved gin, so I am thrilled about this partnership. For the Bogart Estate to lend my father’s name to a project, we look for a great partner and an authentic connection."
The Diageo CEO added that Smirnoff’s return to growth was a “very important priority” for Larry Schwartz and his US team and said they would "not be taking price increases as rapidly” this year to “get the competitiveness of Smirnoff back”."
"We have made progress in accelerating the performance of our premium core brands but these brands have been under pressure given the environment this year, although we have delivered share gains in a number of markets.”"
...Rabobank analyst Elena Saputo said in its Wine Quarterly Q3: "One of the most important developments in today's wine market is a shift in the consumer base, in both geographic and in demographic terms."

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Bacardi appoints new head of commercial [Published Drinks International - 21 hours ago]
JG Distillers eyes expansion following funding [Published Drinks International - 21 hours ago]
Bacardi tweaks Grey Goose design [Published Drinks International - Aug 13 2014]
Air France-KLM chairman to speak at TFWA Cannes [Published Drinks International - Aug 13 2014]
Bars to learn their World's 50 Best Bars... [Published Drinks International - Aug 13 2014]
Wm Grant's Abrook to advocate whisky innovation [Published Drinks International - Aug 12 2014]
Pub to host Sloe Gin World Championships [Published Drinks International - Aug 12 2014]
UK drinks can market exceeds 4.8bn [Published Drinks International - Aug 12 2014]
Treasury Wine Estates is in play [Published Drinks International - Aug 11 2014]
Rok Drinks launches Humphrey Bogart gin [Published Drinks International - Aug 08 2014]
Diageo GTME announces two appointments [Published Drinks International - Aug 07 2014]
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HDN expands marketing and sales departments [Published Drinks International - Jul 25 2014]
New Zealand premium wine sales soar in the UK [Published Drinks International - Jul 25 2014]
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