A thirst for "affordable" luxuries, in the shape of expensive cocktails in the trendiest bars, has helped global drinks giant Diageo record more than £1 billion in sales of its high end liquor in the past year.
The Government's watered-down plans to ban the sale of alcohol below cost price will not resolve the problem of binge-drinking, campaigners said today.
It's Guinness — but not as you know it. The Irish brewing giant has launched an ambitious new product which is being trialled in Northern Ireland — Guinness Black Lager.
Alcohol companies accused of using questionable tactics to promote their products
The famous stout made its debut in 1759, and has left its mark in the worlds of advertising, the arts and the gossip columns. Andrew Johnson drinks it all in
Hip hop favourites Black Eyed Peas and rockers Kasabian are among music stars lining up for a clutch of global concerts to toast 250 years of Guinness this autumn.
Guinness started its journey into advertising almost apologetically, but over the past eight decades it has produced a masterclass in branding. Ian Burrell raises a jar to a true original
Regular readers will remember that I wrote about a sexy fake viral showing a bottle of Guinness in the midst of a group sex session.