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Friday 31 October 2014

Europe

Foreign Office offers drink advice to tourists

The UK’s Foreign Office (FO) has issued drinking advice to British holidaymakers after a survey revealed many could be putting themselves at risk when on their travels.

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Drinking rules ‘change’ on holiday

A new survey has found that the rules over letting children drink appear to change when families go on holiday.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

US is ‘the linchpin’ for Diageo

God Bless America. That could have been the theme tune accompanying the announcement of Diageo’s annual results for the year to the end of June.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 No Comments »

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 »

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