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Sunday 21 September 2014

India

India’s Kerala alcohol ban halted

Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

United Spirits’ directors quit board

Three independent directors have quit United Spirits’ board days after Diageo launched an investigation into the company’s finances.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian wines sell out in Slovenia

The entire stock of Indian wine sold out at the Vino Ljubljana 2014 International Wine Fair in Slovenia this week – a strong debut for the region’s winemakers.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Kerala alcohol ban approved by high court

Kerala’s high court has approved plans for a total prohibition on alcohol in the south Indian state forcing the immediate closure of 730 bars.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

United Spirits’ chairman faces exile

Billionaire chairman of United Spirits, Vijay Mallya, has been declared a “wilful defaulter”, calling his position as chairman of the company into question.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Kerala ratifies anti-liquor policy 

The Southern Indian state has called for the closure of hundreds of bars in a major step towards prohibition.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian churches divided over wine ban

Christian churches in Kerala are split over the use of wine in church services following the announcement of plans for a state-wide ban.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

India’s Kerala state moves to ban alcohol

A total prohibition of alcohol is to be enforced in the southern Indian state of Kerala in 10 years, authorities have said.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Amphora brings fine wine to India

UK-based wine investment company Amphora Portfolio Management has partnered with a Mumbai consultancy to bring fine wine to Indian investors.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

USL boss faces losing place on board

The boss of Indian producer United Spirits may have to quit the company’s board if he is found to be a “wilful defaulter” over the company’s outstanding debts.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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