A total of 32 tax increases across EU countries in the past two years have encouraged the black market to flourish, a spirits trade body has claimed.
BrewDog has launched its biggest crowdfunding bid to date, calling upon investors to help it raise £25 million.
The Japanese wine market has “come of age” after a 20 year hiatus caused by the Asian financial crisis in the late 90s, according to Rabobank.
Diageo and US rapper P Diddy have launched a “next level” marketing campaign for Deleón Tequila aimed at a generation of consumers with a “short attention span”.
LVMH has posted a first quarter revenue increase of 16%, rising to €8.3 billion, but its wines and spirits division continued to lag.
Constellation Brands has reported a 24% increase to net sales in its 2015 end of year results, largely propelled by its Mexican beer business.
Diageo has taken control of South Africa’s United National Breweries, having acquired the remaining 50% stake it did not already own.
Grape-distilled English gin Chilgove will be available in Canada from April, with interest in the spirit said to be “soaring”.
Scottish brewer BrewDog has reported a 69% increase in profit, marking a sixth consecutive year of record growth as its turnover continues to rocket.
Bacardi has confirmed it has acquired a minority stake in independent Scotch whisky producer Compass Box – two days after entering the Bourbon market.
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