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.
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.
A US brewery has been forced to apologise for using a robot-like image of Mahatma Gandhi on one of its beers.
A new association for Asian wine producers has been announced with the aim of promoting the region’s burgeoning winemaking industry.
Villagers “swarmed” on a truck and helped themselves to free beer after it overturned in a remote part of India, sparking an impromptu party.
With a growing taste for wine, India’s elite offers a tantalising prospect for producers in the West, yet tax remains a huge issue.
Vijay Mallya has been re-elected chairman of United Spirits despite being declared a “wilful defaulter” last month.
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.
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