Most exclusive 

A blend of whiskies from closed-down distilleries is the latest release from merchant Duncan Taylor. Rarest of the Rare Blended, 33-year-old, claims to be the world's most exclusive blend and will retail for £85 a bottle. 

Perfect partner 

Distribution of Sagatiba cachaça has moved to Inspirit Brands. Previously Sagatiba distributed the brand itself but the company felt Inspirit was the perfect partner to ensure further UK success, it said. 

Friends on film 

Scottish & Newcastle has committed £2m to a new online campaign for Foster's as part of this year's £40m spend on in the brand. A competition encourages drinkers to upload video footage of their friends.