Christmas 2023: expert advice from the drinks trade – part 1

While this year has been marked by inflation, rising duty rates and the cost of living crisis, the approaching festive season offers an opportunity…

Meet the maker – Calum Fraser, chief blender for Scotch, Beam Suntory

Earlier this year, Drinks Retailing travelled to Scotland for the launch of Ardray – a new blended Scotch from Beam Suntory – made using…

What makes a drink vegan?

As consumer interest in vegan products continues to rise, Lucy Britner investigates why some drinks aren’t vegan and others remain uncertified Whether a product…