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Monday 3 August 2015

Europe

Champagne shipments fall by 14m bottles

Figures just released for Champagne shipments to the end of 2012 show a global decline of almost 14.2 million bottles, representing a 4.4% drop.

Friday, February 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard reports half-year growth despite European slowdown

Pernod Ricard has reported a rise in profits and sales for the first six months of its financial year “despite a less buoyant economic environment than in 2011/12″.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 1 Comment »

Bond gives Heineken a sales boost

Heineken’s link with James Bond and the London Olympics saw the beer enjoy a surge in volume in 2012.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Australian fine wine “flying” in China

Sales of high-end Australian wine are “flying” in China at the moment according to Darren Rathbone, CEO of the Rathbone Wine Group.

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Is the past the future for drinks?

In an era of doom and gloom, the drinks industry is looking to yesteryear to provide comfort and inspiration.

Friday, February 8th, 2013 2 Comments »

Russia poised to lift Georgian wine ban

Georgian wine may be about to make a comeback in Russia following a seven-year ban.

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Global demand rises despite poor harvests

The shortfalls in the 2012 harvest will lead to inevitable prices hikes, especially while global demand continues to rise.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 1 Comment »

Diageo boosted by ‘North American innovation machine’

“God bless America” might have been the underlying theme when Paul Walsh, Diageo’s chief executive, unveiled the results for the second half of last year.

Friday, February 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne’s future markets: #4 Scandinavia

Often overlooked within Europe, combined Scandinavia represents a growing, economically stable and well educated wine market.

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Pinot Meunier and porcelain for Cattier

Cattier confirms 2012 will be the inaugural vintage for the first 100% Pinot Meunier prestige cuvée, while 2013 will see the first porcelain Champagne bottle.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 3 Comments »

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