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Tuesday 7 July 2015

India

Indians showing taste for domestic wine

The taste for local wines in India is growing and could precipitate a “China moment” in the sub-continent thinks the country’s biggest winemaker.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Kerala Church seeks to produce more wine

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Kerala has approached the state Excise Department asking to increase the capacity of the Church-owned mass wine production facility.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Proust Q&A: Ajoy Shaw

The chief winemaker and vice president of India’s largest winery, Sula Vineyards, Ajoy Shaw speaks to db about his life of no regrets, dislike of liars but love of Tintin.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo’s battle with Mallya boils over

A battle has erupted between Diageo and Vijay Mallya over his position as chairman of United Spirits, after a report has alleged past financial irregularities in the company’s accounts.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Cobra founder strikes ahead of UK election

Lord Karan Bilimoria, the crossbench peer and founder of Cobra beer, has hit out at the two main UK political parties ahead of the country’s general election.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod hails ‘solid’ performance

Pernod Ricard has become the latest drinks group to reflect a steadily resurgent Asian market and buoyant US dollar, as it reported 2% organic sales growth at the end of the third quarter.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo’s Indian intrigue with Mallya goes on

Diageo has chosen the opening of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament to further distance itself from Vijay Mallya, the flamboyant entrepreneur from whom it bought control of United Spirits.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod signals Indian ambition

Pernod Ricard’s Indian subsidiary has extended its borrowing limit to Rs1,500 crore (£161.5 million), a sign that the group is keen to tackle rival Diageo’s current dominance of this market through United Spirits.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Distillery boss quizzed over deaths

The director of an Indian distillery is being held in connection with the murders of two tax officers, local reports claim.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Taj Group launches cellar collection

India’s leading luxury hotel group, the Taj, has launched a new fine wine collection to meet growing demand in the country.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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