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.
Dutch brewer Heineken is to roll out a new global visual identity.
Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister, defends dangerous colourants but attempts to penalise responsible drinkers
Chile must embark on an aggressive planting programme if its production is to keep pace with the country’s export growth, according to a number of major producers.
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