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Vodka to cause a sensation

SMIRNOFF is bringing dance event Sensation to the UK for the first time this summer Launched in Amsterdam in 2000, Sensation will take place at the O2 Arena in …

SECC serves up new drinks deals

GLASGOW Clydeside concert hall the SECC has confirmed two major new deals with drinks suppliers Coca-Cola has been signed up as an official sponsor of the …

Creative juices flowing for J20

Best consumer creation will be sold in bars under Britvic pub promotion FRUIT juice brand J2O is inviting pub customers to embrace their creative side as part …

Spey fest selling out

DRAM fans around the world have been snapping up tickets for this year’s Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. Thousands have so far been sold to whisky lovers …

Whisky exports soar to a ‘record’ high

Distillers launch whisky to raise money for Japan disaster relief effort WHISKY exports brought in £109 a second last year as the value of Scotch shipped …

Glasgow bar leads old world wine revolution

Focus on France and Italy pays dividends for Darren Scott DARREN Scott reckons he took a bit of a gamble when he launched Glasgow wine bar Boudoir last year. …

Duty fails to dampen healthy import scene

Consumers’ continuing thirst for world beers means it’s a standout performer in pubs – despite the latest duty hike THE UK drinker’s quest for the …

Brands plug in to the power of live music

Jack Daniel’s, Sailor Jerry and St Helier tune into a young adult audience LIVE music events are a long-established way for drinks brands to tap into the …

Firms take a shot with sambucas

New flavoured variants promoted as long mixed drinks THE sambuca category has seen its fair share of activity this month, with four new flavours hitting the …

States success gives craft producer hope

Brewers large and small are alive to the potential of niche brews A QUIET revolution has been occurring on the UK brewing scene – and it’s bringing about …