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Monday 27 February 2017 loc: GB

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SWA signs deal with Scottish craft distillers association

The Scotch Whisky Association and the Scottish Craft Distillers Association have formed a partnership agreeing to work together to support to Scotch whisky industry, recognising its rapid expansion over the past three years.

Friday, February 10th, 2017 No Comments »

United Breweries asks Mallya to step down from board

India’s largest beer brewer has asked Vijay Mallya to step down from his position as non-executive chairman of its board, as a consortium of 17 banks continue to pursue the tycoon for debts of US$1.4bn.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Jose Cuervo primed to join Mexico City stock market

Shares in the newly listed Tequila maker Jose Cuervo are expected to jump on the Mexico City stock market following a highly successful initial public offering.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Strong alcohol sales across smaller off-licenses

Smaller booze retailers in the UK saw sales of beers, wines and spirits rise by more than 29% during December, according to a major provider of credit card payment to small businesses – but the spread was uneven across the UK.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Premium wine sales to grow in the US

California’s Silicon Valley Bank has predicted sales of premium wine ($12 to $25) in the US to grow between 10 to 14% in 2017, as a trend toward premiumisation continues and price increases take effect.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Hallgarten strengthens sales team

UK wine importer Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines has made a raft of new appointments to strengthen its sales team.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

Prosecco puts fizz into The Co-op’s Christmas

UK multiple retailer The Co-op toasted strong Christmas sales with Italian fizz as its own brand Prosecco became its highest-selling line in the key trading period.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

Record Christmas for supermarkets, but inflation returns

UK supermarkets saw a record Christmas, according to KantarWorldpanel, but the grocery market has returned to inflation after 28 months.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Majestic sees bumper Christmas

UK multiple specialist Majestic has reported strong Christmas sales up 15% across the group, with its retail business seeing its biggest Christmas trading but stiff competition on price saw gross margin down by 1% on last year.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Rémy completes Westland Distillery deal

French drinks producer Rémy Cointreau has completed its acquisition of the Seattle-based Westland Distillery, furthering its reach within the growing American single malt whiskey category.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

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