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Sunday 24 May 2015

Business

Prosecco beats Champagne for UK growth

Sales of Prosecco continued to grow in the UK on- and off-trade in 2014, but not at the expense of Champagne, according to the fourth annual Lanson category report.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Cocktail chain’s £13m buyout signals expansion

Cocktail chain The Alchemist is set to open more sites across the UK after the completion of a £13 million management buyout.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Former Diageo boss dropped over Tory links

The Confederation of British Industry will not appoint former Diageo boss Paul Walsh as its president because of his links to the Conservative party.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn to build £3m brewery

Innis & Gunn has launched an investment scheme in a bid to raise £3 million to build its first brewery, bottling line and barrel store in Scotland.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

High tax on spirits gives rise to black market

A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

BrewDog launches £25m crowdfunding bid

BrewDog has launched its biggest crowdfunding bid to date, calling upon investors to help it raise £25 million.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese wine market witnessing revival

The Japanese wine market has “come of age” after a 20 year hiatus caused by the Asian financial crisis in the late 90s, according to Rabobank.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

P Diddy takes aim at ‘fast-paced’ millennials

Diageo and US rapper P Diddy have launched a “next level” marketing campaign for Deleón Tequila aimed at a generation of consumers with a “short attention span”.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

LVMH posts strong first quarter profits

LVMH has posted a first quarter revenue increase of 16%, rising to €8.3 billion, but its wines and spirits division continued to lag.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Constellation sees 24% net sales increase

Constellation Brands has reported a 24% increase to net sales in its 2015 end of year results, largely propelled by its Mexican beer business.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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