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Tuesday 29 July 2014

India

Tempranillo and India growing fastest

At May’s MW symposium in Florence, geneticist José Vouillamoz revealed which grapes and countries were growing fastest – and the leaders weren’t what people expected.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Diageo and SABMiller merger rumoured

Diageo and SABMiller are enjoying a rise in their stock ratings on the FTSE 100 amid rumours that the companies may merge.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Indian tennis star serves up wine tie-in

A former Indian professional tennis player and actor has turned his attention to wine, launching a collaboration with one of the country’s largest premium producers.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

India in stranded booze fiasco

Over a million bottles of Scotch and wine are being piled in Indian warehouses as a months-long squabble over labelling between importers and customs officials continues.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo takes control of United Spirits

Five years after entering initial takeover discussions, Diageo has finally achieved ownership of United Spirits (USL), India’s dominant spirits company.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod to take Indian whiskies to Africa

Pernod Ricard is to start the production of two Indian whisky brands on the African continent in a bid to further open up the emerging markets there.

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

IMW employee wins £4k bursary to write book on Indian wine

db contributor and IMW education manager Peter Csizmadia-Honigh has been named winner of Geoffrey Roberts Award for 2014.

Friday, June 13th, 2014 No Comments »

San Miguel takes control of Indian brewery

Mahou San Miguel, Spain’s leading brewer, has acquired India’s Arian Breweries & Distilleries Ltd – its first subsidiary outside of Spain.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo bids £1bn for control of United Spirits

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.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

India’s wine consumption to rise by 73%

Wine consumption in India will rise by 73% by 2017, according to the latest figures from Vinexpo.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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