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Thursday 24 July 2014

Europe

Diageo profits and sales grow in 2013

Diageo has announced net sales growth of 5% and an operating profit growth of 8% in its preliminary results for the year ending 30 June 2013.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Wine Society embraces digital age with new project

The Wine Society is developing its digital presence with a new project, expanding its range from Spain and starting to offer parcels of wine to its members.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Crus control: Muscadet

Muscadet’s producers are hoping to raise the region’s profile with a new classed growth system, which includes a newly sophisticated layer.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 No Comments »

A decade in Champagne

the drinks business casts its eye back over the last decade in Champagne with this review of the “noughties”.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Fortified Masters medal winners released

The results of db’s inaugural Fortified Masters have been released, highlighting the quality of aged tawny Port, very old Sherries as well as Australia’s best barrel aged fortifieds.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 No Comments »

India offers to slash wine and spirit duty

India is understood to have offered a dramatic cut to its current 150% import duty rate for wines and spirits as part of ongoing negotiations for a free trade agreement with Europe.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 3 Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 4 Distant success

At number 4 in our top 10 Champagne trends of 2013 is the increasing emphasis on developing distant markets to compensate for falling Champagne sales in Europe.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Oak use in Champagne: Just cask

While there is no consensus on the use of oak in Champagne production, there are occassions when it can have a beneficial effect

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Latin America and the US lift Diageo

Strong sales in Latin America and Caribbean and in North America have seen Diageo deliver an overall 5% organic net sales growth in the nine months ending 31 March 2013.

Friday, April 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Calabrian message lags behind rest of Italy

Calabria’s biggest producer warns region is in danger of being left behind by the rest of Italy if it does not market itself seriously.

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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