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Monday 22 December 2014

Europe

US helps Pernod off-set Chinese slowdown

Pernod Ricard has reported a “solid performance” in its 2012/13 results, delivering a 6% profit increase despite domestic decline and a slowdown in China.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Wide world of online wine

While small online wine retailers struggle to survive, the big names surge ahead with new ideas to keep their web customers satisfied.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 No Comments »

Heineken sales hit by cold weather

Dutch brewing company Heineken saw profits fall in the first half of this year as cold weather reduced a desire for lager.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 No Comments »

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 »

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