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Wednesday 26 November 2014


France plans huge beer tax increase

French President François Hollande is planning massive tax increases on beer, which could hit brewers across Western Europe.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 1 Comment »

AIM conference tackles education gap

Alcohol in Moderation held its 21st anniversary conference on alcohol education for young people and the continued development of non-alcoholic beers and wines.

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 No Comments »

Wine shoppers most likely to experiment

Beer and cider drinkers are more likely to opt for smaller brands while wine buyers are the most likely to experiment.

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 No Comments »

Top 10 shops for travel retail

We run-down the top 10 airports in global travel retail by value.

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

Search continues for NZ European head

New Zealand Wine Growers is still on the hunt for a new European marketing manager, following the departure of David Cox this summer.

Friday, September 28th, 2012 No Comments »

Czech Republic bans spirit sales after poisonings

The Czech Republic has banned sales of spirits over 20% after a spate of poisonings from illegal alcohol.

Monday, September 17th, 2012 No Comments »

EU slashes cellar stocks

The EU has responded to its current financial crisis with a sharp drop in expenditure on its cellar stocks.

Monday, September 17th, 2012 No Comments »

China drags wine into EU trade war

China’s wine industry has called on the government to investigate whether EU subsidies are putting its domestic products at a competitive disadvantage.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 No Comments »

Europe still capable of spoiling UK’s “good mood”

The sense of self confidence in the UK left by the Olympics received another boost this week as the retail sector surprised a few by recording a small upturn in July.

Friday, August 17th, 2012 No Comments »

China wine imports could be 50% of market

Chinese wine drinkers are showing a strong and growing preference for imported brands, with analysts saying they could grow to achieve 50% of the country’s wine market.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 1 Comment »

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