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Tuesday 21 October 2014

India

Fine wine trade eyes up India

With a growing taste for wine, India’s elite offers a tantalising prospect for producers in the West, yet tax remains a huge issue.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Vijay Mallya re-appointed USL chairman

Vijay Mallya has been re-elected chairman of United Spirits despite being declared a “wilful defaulter” last month.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

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.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker opens Asia ‘embassies’

Diageo has opened one more “Johnnie Walker House” in China, as well as two new travel retail “theatres” in Taiwan and India.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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