An Indian single malt scooped top prize at the Whiskies of the World Awards, a new initiative launched by a US subsidiary of the IWSC.
Diageo has opened one more “Johnnie Walker House” in China, as well as two new travel retail “theatres” in Taiwan and India.
Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.
Three independent directors have quit United Spirits’ board days after Diageo launched an investigation into the company’s finances.
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.
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.
Billionaire chairman of United Spirits, Vijay Mallya, has been declared a “wilful defaulter”, calling his position as chairman of the company into question.
The Southern Indian state has called for the closure of hundreds of bars in a major step towards prohibition.
Christian churches in Kerala are split over the use of wine in church services following the announcement of plans for a state-wide ban.
A total prohibition of alcohol is to be enforced in the southern Indian state of Kerala in 10 years, authorities have said.
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