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Thursday 30 October 2014

Business

Tesco exec new chair of standards body

Tesco’s licensing manager has been appointed chairman of the UK’s retail alcohol standards group.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux wines enjoy off-trade boom

Off-trade volume sales of Bordeaux wines grew by 13.9% in the last six months, despite a decline of 2.6% to the total UK off-trade market.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie wine value rises as volume drops

The average value of Australian wine exports has increased, despite volume decreasing by 6% over the past 12 months.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

World Cup UK sales boost fizzles out

Total sales of drinks in the UK during the World Cup are expected to top at £1bn as it draws to a close this week, but sales overall have failed to fizz.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Chilean winemakers in fear of tax hike

A proposed tax hike could force some Chilean winemakers and grape growers out of business, it has been reported.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

AB InBev buy Czech brewery in Bud battle

A Czech brewery has been bought by AB InBev in an attempt to strengthen its claim on the brand amid a battle with a Czech competitor.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Canned cocktails gain popularity in Japan

Japanese brewers are to release their longest ever line up of canned cocktails in a bid to counter a 10-year trend of declining beer sales.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Secondhand booze shop opens in Tokyo

A cut-price liquor store which buys unwanted alcohol before selling its on at a discounted price has opened in Tokyo.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Napa forum MW asks ‘is wine still cool?’

A group of 80 winemakers, marketeers and media gathered in Napa this month for the second annual “Wine Conversations” forum, with one MW posing the question, is wine still cool?

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

China’s taste for imported wines doubles

Consumers of imported wines in China have doubled to 38 million in the last three years marking the emergence of a “new Chinese wine drinker”.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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