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Monday 21 April 2014

India

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 »

Indian market sends mixed message

A report that India’s domestic wine market is growing at 30% a year has been tempered by a warning that many of the country’s producers are facing bankruptcy.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Students build beer-bottle classroom

A classroom made from more than 1,000 beer bottles, old tyres and plastic sheeting is being constructed by architecture students at a school in India.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Pernod reacts to disappointing first half

Pernod Ricard has earmarked key areas for cost savings and future growth after the drinks group was forced to reduce its earnings forecast for 2013/14.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Hindu statesman brands Brahma beer “hurtful”

A Hindu statesman has urged AB InBev to change the name of its popular “Brahma” beer calling it “highly inappropriate” as it shares its name with a Hindu deity.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian merchant to launch in UK shops

An Indian wine merchant is set to release its wines, produced in the country’s Nashik Valley, in UK supermarkets.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bars in Asia

Whether you are a beach-side lounger or city-club night owl Asia’s bar scene has something for everyone.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Suntory to bid for Whyte & Mackay?

An Indian news channel has claimed Suntory has offered to buy United Spirits’ Whyte & Mackay whisky arm.

Monday, January 20th, 2014 No Comments »

The growing power of India

The potential of the Indian wine market is such that international wine judges and foreign investors are starting to take note.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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