Carlsberg is to merge with Greece’s third-largest brewer to become a “strong number two player” in the country’s beer market.
Despite significant challenges the future of the UK’s independent wine retail sector looks bright, according to a recent report that described it as “thriving”.
Pabst Brewing Company, has completed its sale to the newly formed Blue Ribbon for a reported US$700 million.
Gruppo Campari’s results for the first nine months of 2014 were “in line” with expectations with the group recording a pre-tax profit of €116.9m, down 21.8%.
Asia will remain the “key region for the long-term development of the global alcohol market” over the next five years, despite the slowdown in China.
The US arm of the world’s largest brewer has acquired another American craft brewery in its latest bid to tap into this fast-growing industry.
Brewer and pub operator Greene King has agreed to fork-out £773.6 million to take over UK company Spirit Pub, making it the largest group in the country.
Emperador has completed its purchase of Diageo’s Whyte & Mackay whisky business for £430 million ($726m).
As Diageo takes control of Don Julio, offloading its Irish whiskey brand Bushmills, what does the future hold for the super-premium and ultra-premium categories of Tequila?
The Italian apéritif brand Aperol has seen sales at UK supermarket Waitrose soar by 800% in one year.
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