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Saturday 31 January 2015

Czech Republic

Czech president: US beer is ‘filthy water’

Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, has branded American beer as “filthy water” during a business summit in Kazakhstan.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Czech football coach promises free beer

Czech Republic boss Pavel Vrba has taken the bar-side football bet to a new level, banking on the success of his team by offering fans free beer.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Czech alcohol gang jailed after 38 killed

Two men behind an illegal alcohol gang that produced a toxic concoction which killed 38 people have been jailed for life.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Opera part 4: To beer!

The Bartered Bride is a rare Czech opera and one that uses Bohemian culture – particularly beer drinking – as a central theme in the story.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Successful start for Stock Spirits

Stock Spirits, the Buckinghamshire-based company which is the largest producer of vodka in Poland and the Czech Republic, made a successful debut on the London stock market earlier this week.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Stock Spirits set for stock market floatation

The list of drinks groups quoted on the London Stock market is being augmented later this month with shares in Stock Spirits to be put up for sale.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

App translates beer order into 59 languages

A new app has been created that translates orders for beer into 59 different languages.

Friday, June 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne’s future markets: #2 Eastern Europe

With growing economies and many with a wine heritage of their own, is the steady development of Eastern Europe better for Champagne than the bright lights of the Far East?

Monday, January 28th, 2013 1 Comment »

The world’s top beer-consuming countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has researched and published details of which countries consume the most alcohol per capita.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 9 Comments »

Czech Republic bans spirit sales after poisonings

The Czech Republic has banned sales of spirits over 20% after a spate of poisonings from illegal alcohol.

Monday, September 17th, 2012 No Comments »

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