Alcohol consumption in Australia is at a 50-year low as the country’s “bloke” culture continues to decline, further evidenced by an increase in white wine consumption.
This week’s roundup features a birthday gift for Becks, a sparkling bash for Dom Perignon ’05, and some shady gents at a Madeira tasting.
US federal prosecutors have accused a former MillerCoors vice president of involvement in a $7 million embezzlement scheme to defraud the brewer by charging it for marketing events that never took place.
The craft beer industry in California is now worth just over US$6 billion according to the California Craft Brewers Association.
Bars and restaurants in the UK are better placed to innovate now than they have been for the past seven years, according to research commissioned by the London Wine Fair.
Two Toronto city councillors have proposed plans to make the Canadian city the “craft beer capital of the world”.
Budweiser maker AB InBev has seen a slight profit in the first quarter of the year despite a decline in volume sales in the US.
Brewer MillerCoors is being taken to court over claims it is misleading consumers into thinking its Belgian wheat ale, Blue Moon, is craft.
The Gaucho restaurant group, known for its successful chain of Argentine steakhouses across the capital, has launched an own-label blonde beer.
Global total volume growth remains subdued for a second year running, setting it up to be among the three lowest in the last decade.
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