Spirits

UK supermarkets to trial facial recognition for alcohol sales

Facial recognition software for alcohol sales, which removes the need for staff-approved age verification checks, is to be trialled in UK supermarkets for the first time, after waiting for age approval is identified as one of the top frustrations for shoppers.

HKTDC International Wine & Spirits Fair returns for 11th edition

The Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair will return from 8 to 10 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre for its 11th edition, with 1,075 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions showcasing a plethora of wines, spirits and beers.

Accolade Wines branches into gin with ginger-flavoured expression

Having made its spirits debut with the launch of its flavoured Echo Falls vodka last year, Accolade is now moving into gin with the release of a product inspired by its Stone's ginger wine.

Elon Musk announces bid to produce Tesla-branded Tequila

Entrepreneur and CEO of electric car and solar power company Tesla, Elon Musk, has revealed his company has filed an application to trademark 'Teslaquila', meaning that what was originally an April Fool's prank could become a reality.

DRC breaks world auction record

October 15th, 2018

Top new products: October

October 11th, 2018

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