Islay distillery Bruichladdich has secured a £9.5 million deal with HSBC to help fund its expansion plans.
Denis O’Flynn has been named as the new managing director of Pernod Ricard UK.
Diageo may list its shares in China in the future and continues to target acquisitions in emerging markets.
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has called on the Scottish government to reconsider plans to impose a new tax on large retailers that sell alcohol.
The main economic news this week has been the latest round of IMF growth projections.
A study has found that California wine executives are more bullish about prospects than at any time in the past four years.
Australian brewer Foster’s has accepted a takeover bid from SABMiller.
MPs have called for a dramatic overhaul of the UK pub industry to help bring a halt to the “alarming” rate of closures.
Russian Standard Vodka has agreed a new UK distribution partnership with Whyte & Mackay.
WSTA chief executive Jeremy Beadles has admitted that the industry is “a long way” from convincing the Treasury to introduce a new tax band for low alcohol wines.
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