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Sunday 30 August 2015

Europe

Australian Vintage sharpens European focus

Wine producer Australian Vintage is stepping up its European ambitions with the creation of a new business manager post.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Cognac performance in Asia ‘disappointing’

While Cognac exports have risen rapidly in Europe and North America in the three months to the end of July, the unsteadiness of the Asian market remains.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

2015 heat sparks memories of 2003

A July heatwave across much of northern Europe has led several winemakers to draw comparisons with the notoriously hot 2003 vintage.

Monday, August 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Wine and spirits back in growth for LVMH

Louis Vuitton Moët-Hennessy’s Q2 results have “far outpaced” analysts’ predictions on the back of strong fashion and drinks sales.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Romanian winery makes inroads into UK

A Romanian producer is set to invest €2 million increasing its capacity to 20 million bottles per year following an “unprecedented” rise in exports.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

German man launches ‘Grexit’ vodka

A German entrepreneur has trademarked the word “Grexit”, referring to Greece’s possible exit from the Euro, and is launching a satirical vodka-based drink off the back of it.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

World’s cheapest city for a beer revealed

The average price of a bottle of beer is £1.07 in Krakow and Kiev, making them the cheapest cities in the world to buy beer, according to a recent survey.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

EU spirits trade calls for fresh approach

Spirits producers in the EU will “achieve much more” if they follow a new strategy to focus on building exports outside the continent, a market report has claimed.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade builds on British gin success

With 140 million bottles of British gin being exported a year, the government, suppliers and the industry’s largest trade body have teamed up to promote the category further.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Weak’ first quarter for Stock Spirits

European spirits producer Stock Spirits has warned shareholders of its “extremely weak” performance in the first quarter of 2015.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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