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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Mallya ‘about to step down’ from USL

Vijay Mallya is about to step down as chairman of Diageo-controlled United Spirits before what could be an explosive annual meeting on November 24, reports from India claim.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Indian wine ‘more than just a novelty’ in UK retail

Indian wine’s sustained good performance in Marks & Spencer stores shows that it has more than mere novelty value for UK consumers, according to M&S wine buyer Emma Dawson.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

London gears up for first Indian wine fair

The first major showcase of Indian wine is set to take place in London this week.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Trade talk: Views on Asia’s wine trade

Judges of the HKIWSC reveal their thoughts on the current state of the wine industry across Asia, speaking to dbHK at yesterday’s SPIT Conference hosted by Meiburg Wine Media.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Premium beer sales surge in Asia

Consumers’ growing incomes in Asia are fuelling an upsurge in off-trade premium beer sales, according to a recent industry report.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Road built over drunk man

A man has died after construction workers apparently failed to notice him passed out in a pot hole and built a road over the top of him.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo in £315m threat to USL shares

Diageo could stand to lose shares worth £315 million from its Indian subsidiary United Spirits (USL) if “adverse” rulings are taken on legal proceedings against its former holding company.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Guide to Indian wineries launched

Former Institute of Masters of Wine education manager Peter Csizmadia-Honigh has written a guide to the wines and wineries of India.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

Myra launches India’s first unfiltered wine

Bangalore-based winery Myra has launched a Cabernet blend called Misfit, which it has hailed as India’s first unfiltered wine.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Sula announces grape price hike for 2016 harvest

India’s biggest producer has said it will increase the purchasing rates of grapes by 10% for the 2016 harvest to encourage a growth in farming.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

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