In brief

19 March, 2010

l Bushmills is using Facebook to run a competition for consumers to win hands-on experience working alongside master distiller Colum Egan. The winner of the Make it at Bushmills initiative will get £5,000 spending money and an all-expenses-paid, 30-day trip to Ireland, living in luxury penthouse accommodation. To enter, visit

J Wray & Nephew has appointed Lynsey Savage as junior brand manager for its Koko Kanu coconut rum. Savage previously worked for Drambuie before joining J Wray & Nephew as a marketing assistant.

Jameson has teamed up with Empire magazine to launch the Done in 60 Seconds competition, which invites budding film makers to recreate animated one-minute versions of classic films. It is also sponsoring the Jameson Empire Awards for a second year.

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Reasons to be cheerful

I would like to think my outlook on things is generally optimistic. Perhaps that’s a natural consequence of working with something designed to give pleasure. But recently it has become increasingly difficult to ignore a creeping sense of negativity pervading the British wine trade.

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