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Spirits Report 2010

22 July, 2011

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Last year's tears have turned to cheers for malt whisky sales, up almost 6 per cent in value, making the 10 per cent drop between 2005 and 2006 seem like a distant memory.

Laphroaig whisky tasting online

21 September, 2010

Laphroaig malt whisky is to host an online interactive tasting, broadcast live from a sherry boedga.

Spice up your sales

07 September, 2007

Laura Clark and Christine Boggis have a few suggestions

1 Stock premium brands, encourage trade-up

Rum climbs the off-trade ranks

07 September, 2007

Only a year ago in the Spirits Report, OLN lamented the lack of new ideas in the rum category. "The off-trade market for rum has held firm, but lacks the excitement and innovation that are associated with the category in the bar world," we sadly pronounced.

Sales boom for whiskey

07 September, 2007

There's been a big jump in sales for imported whiskey and it's largely thanks to a new lease of life for market leader Jack Daniel's, which accounts for 55 per cent of the category.

Pimm's summer slump

07 September, 2007

This eclectic category has done well to keep sales nearly static at £340 million over the last year, as two leading players - Diageo's Baileys and Pimm's No 1 - started freefalling.

Three per cent growth may only be just

The full Spirits Report for 2007 will be published on Friday 7th September.