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Tuesday 3 March 2015

Business

AB InBev buy Czech brewery in Bud battle

A Czech brewery has been bought by AB InBev in an attempt to strengthen its claim on the brand amid a battle with a Czech competitor.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Canned cocktails gain popularity in Japan

Japanese brewers are to release their longest ever line up of canned cocktails in a bid to counter a 10-year trend of declining beer sales.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Secondhand booze shop opens in Tokyo

A cut-price liquor store which buys unwanted alcohol before selling its on at a discounted price has opened in Tokyo.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Napa forum MW asks ‘is wine still cool?’

A group of 80 winemakers, marketeers and media gathered in Napa this month for the second annual “Wine Conversations” forum, with one MW posing the question, is wine still cool?

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

China’s taste for imported wines doubles

Consumers of imported wines in China have doubled to 38 million in the last three years marking the emergence of a “new Chinese wine drinker”.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Naked Wines could halt investments

Naked Wines could temporarily shut down its “angel” investment scheme to new members over fears it may not be able to produce enough wine.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK online wine sales buck offline decline

While the volume of wine sold in offline retail suffers a sustained decline, UK online wine sales are enjoying long-term increases.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine hailed as 20th century winner

Returns on fine Bordeaux wines outperformed government bonds, fine art and stamps throughout the 20th century, making it one of the soundest investments of the last 100 years.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

China slump blunts Rémy results

Rémy Cointreau’s Cognac sales are still suffering dramatically thanks to the slow down in China.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Africa and Asia drive SABMiller results

Beer giant SABMiller’s Q3 results were pushed upwards thanks to growing sales in Africa, Asia and Latin America the group has announced.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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