Russia has banned 200 batches of imported wine found in violation of the country’s “mandatory requirements”.
Gulf airline Emirates has announced it has spent US$500 million in “long-term investment” in its fine wine programme over the last decade.
Brewing giant AB InBev has seen global beer volumes slide by 2.7% in its third quarter, driven down by declines in Europe, especially Russia.
A bunch of young winemakers have again taken part in a raunchy calendar with the aim of presenting the wine industry as “sexy and modern.”
Bottles of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky have been recalled over claims it contains excessive levels of propylene glycol – a chemical found in antifreeze.
As Europe brings its 2014 harvest to a close, few of the key wine regions appear to have escaped the unsettled weather conditions that look set to characterise this vintage.
Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has told investors to expect an improved performance this year, despite the company reporting a 1.5% decline in organic net sales for its first quarter.
Authorities in Finland have been criticised for censoring a beer and whisky expo when they ruled that the word ‘whisky’ must be removed from its title.
Assuming they don’t swallow it by mistake, one lucky guest at a New Year’s Eve party in Munich will find a €2,500 (£1,970) diamond in their Champagne flute.
A Belgian man has opened what he claims is Europe’s first make-your-own wine shop in Ireland selling vino for as little as €4 (£3.14) a bottle.
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