The world’s largest brewer has reported a fourth quarter rise in normalised profits of 34% on 2012, with the World Cup promising to boost sales in Brazil.
Taittinger is launching a new limited edition bottle featuring hologramatic footballs to cement its position as the official Champagne of the FIFA World Cup.
The UK’s I Heart wine brand has added a Brazilian sparkling Moscato to its range in advance of June’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Scottish craft brewer BrewDog has opened a bar in São Paulo, bringing its global tally to 14.
Sazerac’s CEO Mark Brown has told the drinks business that he is “excited about the long term potential of American whiskey” especially in emerging markets.
Having placed their trust in the wines at entry level, UK consumers are now trading up on Chilean wine, according to the latest figures from market analysts Nielsen.
Exports of Scotch whisky grew in the first six months of 2013, according to new figures released by the Scotch Whisky Association.
Fashion scion turned Cognac producer Giorgio Gucci is selling off 5,700 bottles of his own Cognac brand, whose combined value is estimated at around $18 million.
Declining economic growth rates, high levels of inflation and protectionist threats are hampering sales of imported wine in Brazil.
Champagne Taittinger has been announced as the official Fifa Champagne in an agreement which runs until December 2015.
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