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‘Expensive it is’ – Star Wars fad spurs craft gin bidding war

In one of the unlikeliest corporate stand-offs of our time, Pernod Ricard, Diageo and Bacardi have become embroiled in a vicious three-way bidding war...

Trump vineyards still refusing to accept onset of winter

Donald Trump is continuing to insist that the vines at his Trump Estate winery in Virginia will not be dropping their leaves any time...

Warninks picks up cherished ‘Santa’ for best Christmas ad

William Grant’s has won ‘best Christmas Drinks ad’ of 2020 at the celebrated Fake Booze awards – the first time the company has ever...

Shock as Job Centre takes top spot on Trip Advisor

A job centre in Shittingley Fields, East London, has leapfrogged famous venues such as the American Bar and the Fat Duck to take the...

Scientists find vaccine that’s ‘90% effective’ against prosecco

Share prices in champagne have surged following reports that scientists have found a vaccine that is ‘90% effective’ against prosecco. Developed by a team at...

BeastHunTory launches first ‘global single malt blend’ whisky

Global whisky superpower BeastHunTory has unveiled what it says is the very first 'global single malt blend' whisky: Ao No. The ‘uniquely innovative, aspirational and...

New Taste, Track and Trace system could ‘stop spread of bad judging’

Australian scientists have come up with a system that, they believe, will allow them to spot symptoms of clueless tasting within 48 hours. Known as...

World’s first ‘beard-aged’ whisky expected to set auction record

Scotch distillery Ballbaggie is to release what it claims is the world’s first beard-aged whisky – and is predicting record-breaking prices when it goes...

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Diageo breaks internet after releasing Q1 results as sea shanty

Diageo has become the first FTSE-100-listed company to have its financial results go viral, after the company released them in the form of a...

An urgent announcement from the Ministry of Brexit

With the people's republic of Brexitania having left the EU, the UK no longer has access to the full European alphabet and must now...

Drinks battle for share of the ‘vaccination occasion’

The fight against Covid might be well established, but new battle lines are being drawn up for drinks producers in the ‘leisure inoculation’ space....

New course to ‘help supermarket buyers tell shampoo from Chardonnay’

The team at the Further Education College for Alcoholic Learning (FECAL) have announced that they are to launch a new vocational course aimed entirely...

Chinese authorities uncover ‘millions of fake fans’ of Penfolds wine

China’s wine police have blown the cover on a huge counterfeit fanbase of people who claim to like Penfolds, but actually don't. Crack teams of...