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Friday 4 September 2015


Russian Standard snaps up Gancia

Russian Standard Corporation (RSC) has made its first foray into the wine business by acquiring a 70% stake in Gancia, the Italian wine company.

Monday, December 19th, 2011 No Comments »

Share price performance shows industry’s strength

Share prices of the global drinks giants have been among the best performers on world stock markets this year.

Friday, December 16th, 2011 No Comments »

Currency Watch: 2012 here we come…

It’s time to predict the future by looking ahead to 2012 and speculating as to what may be in store.

Friday, December 16th, 2011 No Comments »

Health experts call for minimum pricing

Leading doctors and academics claim a minimum price for alcohol in the UK would prevent thousands of drink-related deaths and diseases.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 2 Comments »

SABMiller brings in own man at Foster’s

SABMiller has moved to replace the CEO of Foster’s following its takeover of the Australian brewer last month.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 No Comments »

Wine Academy of Spain denies claims against Campo and Miller

The Wine Academy of Spain (TWAS) has issued a statement categorically denying accusations against Pancho Campo MW and Jay Miller.

Monday, December 12th, 2011 6 Comments »

JD helps Brown-Forman to 12% sales growth

Double-digit global volume growth for Jack Daniel’s helped Brown-Forman record 12% half-year net sales growth.

Monday, December 12th, 2011 No Comments »

Amazement at drinks tax projections

Lay down the stocks. In 2016 and 2017 Britain will be partying like never before. That is the conclusion to be drawn from this week’s Autumn Statement.

Friday, December 2nd, 2011 No Comments »

Currency Watch: The week that was

There is a lot to get through from this week and so we might as well get George Osborne’s Autumn Statement out of the way first.

Friday, December 2nd, 2011 No Comments »

Wine to become top Treasury duty source

The UK Treasury will receive more money from wine duty than from beer as soon as 2014-15, according to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 1 Comment »

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