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WSTA slams Scottish tax plans

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.

Monday, September 26th, 2011 No Comments »

Currency watch: IMF slashes growth projections

The main economic news this week has been the latest round of IMF growth projections.

Friday, September 23rd, 2011 No Comments »

Good times await in The Golden State

A study has found that California wine executives are more bullish about prospects than at any time in the past four years.

Friday, September 23rd, 2011 No Comments »

Foster’s accepts SABMiller takeover bid

Australian brewer Foster’s has accepted a takeover bid from SABMiller.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 No Comments »

Government report slams pubcos

MPs have called for a dramatic overhaul of the UK pub industry to help bring a halt to the “alarming” rate of closures.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 No Comments »

Russian Standard agrees Whyte & Mackay deal

Russian Standard Vodka has agreed a new UK distribution partnership with Whyte & Mackay.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 No Comments »

Low-alc wine tax band “a long way off”

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.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 No Comments »

Heineken rolls out new identity

Dutch brewer Heineken is to roll out a new global visual identity.

Monday, September 19th, 2011 No Comments »

Salmond majority means minimum pricing

Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister, defends dangerous colourants but attempts to penalise responsible drinkers

Friday, September 16th, 2011 No Comments »

Chile faces “structural deficit”

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.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 No Comments »

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