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Tanqueray reveals new bottle design

Tanqueray reveals new bottle design

Diageo Global Travel & Middle East (GTME) has launched the newly redesigned Tanqueray London Dry gin bottle – a key aspect of a global creative campaign supporting the Tanqueray brand. [...more]

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Chivas Brothers Appoints Gin New Brand Director

Chivas Brothers Appoints Gin New Brand Director

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, has appointed Simon Burley to the position of brand director for Beefeater and Plymouth Gin. [...more]

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Diageo supports Legislature to Strengthen Laws to Combat Underage Drinking

Diageo supports Legislature to Strengthen Laws to Combat Underage Drinking

As a leader in social responsibility and the fight against underage drinking, Diageo, the world’s leading, spirits, wine and beer company, applauds Representative Harold L. Haugh (D – District 42) for introducing HB 5198 to the Michigan House of Representatives. HB 5198 aims to address underage drinking by revoking the driver’s license of any adult […] [...more]

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From Head-hunter to Gin Master – Living the Dream with his Sacred Gin

From Head-hunter to Gin Master – Living the Dream with his Sacred Gin

Ian Hart was a city headhunter specialising in Quants and risk people - his biggest client was Lehman Brothers. Business had been dead since July 2007, and Ian Hart had a lot of spare time on his hands. [...more]

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US Spirits consumption shows increase for 11th consecutive year

US Spirits consumption shows increase for 11th consecutive year

According to the Beverage Information Group's recently released 2009 Liquor Handbook, total distilled spirits consumption rose 2.1 percent in 2008 to 185.6 million 9-liter cases. This gain marks the eleventh consecutive year of advances for the industry. [...more]

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A Guide to the Distillation of Gin

A Guide to the Distillation of Gin

Most Gin is initially distilled in efficient column stills. The resulting spirit is high-proof, light-bodied, and clean with a minimal amount of congeners (flavor compounds) and flavoring agents. Genever is distilled in less-efficient pot stills, which results in a lower-proof, more flavorful spirit. [...more]

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The Origins & History of Gin

The Origins & History of Gin

Gin is a juniper berry-flavored grain spirit . The word is an English shortening of Genever, the Dutch word for juniper. The origins of Gin are rather murky. In the late 1580s a juniper-flavored spirit of some sort was found in Holland by British troops who were fighting against the Spanish in the Dutch War of Independence. [...more]

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What is Gin? – A Guide

What is Gin? – A Guide

Gin and its Lowlands cousin Genever (Jenever in Belgium) are white spirits that are flavored with juniper berries and so-called botanicals (a varied assortment of herbs and spices). The spirit base of Gin is primarily grain (usually wheat or rye), which results in a light-bodied spirit. [...more]

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A Guide to the Classifications of Gin

A Guide to the Classifications of Gin

London Dry Gin is the dominant English style of Gin. As a style it lends itself particularly well to mixing. London Dry Gin is the dominant Gin style in the United Kingdom, former British colonies, the United States, and Spain. [...more]

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Expenses Down & Sales Up for Castle Brands

Expenses Down & Sales Up for Castle Brands

John Glover, Chief Operating Officer, commented, "Our third quarter results reflect our focused sales and marketing on our most profitable brands. We continue to aggressively cut and control costs throughout the organization and promote efficiency in our efforts to achieve profitability." Mr. Glover added, "Our brands continued to perform well in the third quarter resulting in higher total sales volumes. Our reinforced partner relationships should have a positive impact on operations in the coming quarters." [...more]

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Pernod post 13% sales increase for first half

Pernod post 13% sales increase for first half

Pernod Ricard has reported net profits of 625 million euros for the first-half of the year, 4% higher than last year's net profit of 601 million euros. Group share of net profit increased 5% to 615 million euros from 588 million euros in the year ago period. [...more]

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Pernod sells off Lubuski Gin

Pernod sells off Lubuski Gin

Pernod Ricard has agreed to sell Lubuski gin to Vinpol, the Polish subsidiary of Germany's Henkell drinks group [...more]

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