France in focus: Forgotten spirits revived with bartender backing

Led by pioneering brands and far-sighted bartenders, young French consumers are revisiting the obscure spirits once favoured by previous generations. So is it a case of ‘Au revoir, Champagne’ and ‘Bonjour, Cap Corse’?

Top picks for London Cocktail Week 2017

London Cocktail Week returns to Old Spitalfields Market next month, and this year’s event is set to be bigger than ever. SB highlights 10 events with the trade in mind

Pernod CEO: Rebuilding brands takes time, money and creativity

Alexandre Ricard tells The Spirits Business that business agility, humility, innovation, and securing top talent will enable Pernod Ricard – the world’s second-largest alcoholic drinks producer – to retain its long-standing competitive edge

SB Voices: Has ‘ginnovation’ gone too far?

From gin-flavoured yoghurts to gin-infused soap, the category is stirring up fevor outside of its traditional bar setting. Annie Hayes has her doubts about such so-called 'ginnovations'

Negrita: a brand history

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Confessions of a retailer: Lidl

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Top 5 bars in… Frankfurt

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Hine: a brand history

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Top 5 bars in… Bangkok

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