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Sunday 29 March 2015

India

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 »

Wine Australia sees Indian promise

Australia’s largest ever trade mission to India, Australia Business Week in India, has identified a number of opportunities for wine in the sub-continent.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Toxic alcohol kills 29 in India

More than 100 people have been admitted to hospital and at least 29 killed after drinking toxic alcohol in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Brewery apologises for Gandhi-bot beer

A US brewery has been forced to apologise for using a robot-like image of Mahatma Gandhi on one of its beers.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Asian wine producers unite

A new association for Asian wine producers has been announced with the aim of promoting the region’s burgeoning winemaking industry.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer truck smash sparks roadside party

Villagers “swarmed” on a truck and helped themselves to free beer after it overturned in a remote part of India, sparking an impromptu party.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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