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Check out the most relevant news and highlights in the current economic situation of the international market for alcohols and spirits in bulk. Do not miss the latest trends.
October 8, 2019

Bourbon industry has experienced huge growth over the past decade. As time goes by, there are more and more producers of this product, so we have a wide range of ages and prices. But… how is it made? Whether you are just getting into bourbon or an expert on the matter, we can all use […]

September 19, 2019

It seems that the last decade has suffered a shortage on Bourbon production. But don’t panic since there are producers that are still manufacturing it! First of all, let’s tackle the problem of producing whiskey. As a consequence of the aging process, the estimation of the cases of whiskey the distiller needs to produce, is […]

June 18, 2018

Madrid has been once again the epicenter of the biggest event dedicated to rum. The International Rum Congress is an event marked on the calendar by professionals in the world of bulk spirits, where the greatest exponents of the sector attend. From May 29 to May 31, 2018, this event brings the greatest rum masters. […]

March 7, 2018

The International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) is an annual fair and conference, which was held the previous 26th and 27th of February; this year taking place for the first time in London, since traditionally this event has been held in the city of San Francisco (California). The establishment where it took place was […]

August 22, 2017

The 19th edition of Vinexpo took place in Bordeaux during the days 18th to 21st of June. Vinexpo is an international fair of wines and spirits that is held every odd year and acts as a showcase of these products to the whole world, as more than 150 countries from  5 continents participate in the fair. The key of Vinexpo’s success is […]

June 8, 2017

Madrid, the international rum center From May 29th to June 1st had place the International Rum Conference. For the fifth consecutive year, Madrid gathered this important event where there were keynote speeches during the first two days and a rum show, where rums from all over the world can be tasted, during the last two days.   […]

May 17, 2017

Most of our readers have surely heard of rums or brandies aged with the solera system, but how does it work? Well, this Method was used mostly in Spain to age brandy and wine. Nowadays it is quite common to find rums aged with this system. To be able to explain accurately how this process is done, we […]

April 7, 2017

As many of you know, during three days, from March 19th to the 21st, took place the international exhibition of wines and spirits in Dusseldorf, considered number one in the world: Prowein. The exhibition counted with more than 6,000 exhibitors from 59 countries and more than 55,000 experts in this field were gathered as visitors in the sample place. It […]

March 15, 2017

The most ancient spirit drink in Europe, which has been distilled from the Sixth Century and which has been experiencing a strong growth, is the Irish Whisky/Whiskey or Uisce Beatha Eireannach in Gaelic. The return of Irish whiskey, a boom never seen The Irish Whiskey sales have grown tremendously in more than 60 countries, being the United States the […]

February 2, 2017

In our last post, we explained the difference between liters and liters of pure alcohol and how to calculate the price in each unit, a quite simple matter, as our readers have seen. At present article, we bring a slightly more complex issue that can be a greater headache: the conversion between prices in Liters of Absolute Alcohol and Proof […]

January 10, 2017

For many of the readers of this blog the answer for this question maybe is clear, but for those who are not familiar with the technicities or who are just approaching bulk alcohol recently, this post may be useful to understand the reason for giving prices in litres of Pure alcohol instead of simply in […]

December 14, 2016

The Government will increase some ‘special taxes’, as alcohol, to get closer to the deficit required by the European Commission on 2017. In Spain, alcohol is affected by special taxes. These are indirect taxes that apply to certain products and depend on the consumption, without having any effect on the rent. In the country, alcohol […]