Ivan Menezes, Diageo’s new chief executive, has bid £1.13bn for control of India’s United Spirits, the sub-continent’s dominant spirits group.
Wine consumption in India will rise by 73% by 2017, according to the latest figures from Vinexpo.
A report that India’s domestic wine market is growing at 30% a year has been tempered by a warning that many of the country’s producers are facing bankruptcy.
A classroom made from more than 1,000 beer bottles, old tyres and plastic sheeting is being constructed by architecture students at a school in India.
Pernod Ricard has earmarked key areas for cost savings and future growth after the drinks group was forced to reduce its earnings forecast for 2013/14.
A Hindu statesman has urged AB InBev to change the name of its popular “Brahma” beer calling it “highly inappropriate” as it shares its name with a Hindu deity.
An Indian wine merchant is set to release its wines, produced in the country’s Nashik Valley, in UK supermarkets.
Whether you are a beach-side lounger or city-club night owl Asia’s bar scene has something for everyone.
An Indian news channel has claimed Suntory has offered to buy United Spirits’ Whyte & Mackay whisky arm.
The potential of the Indian wine market is such that international wine judges and foreign investors are starting to take note.
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