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Saturday 22 October 2016 loc: US


The promise of India

Last week we were lucky enough to be able to spend a day at the delightful Sula Vineyard, a hair-raising three hour drive north east of Mumbai. What has that got to do with wine investment, you may ask?

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 No Comments »

12 dead after drinking poisonous alcohol

At least 12 people have died after drinking poisonous homemade alcohol in the northeastern Indian state of Bihar.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Village fined for breaking alcohol ban

An entire Indian village has been fined after bottles of alcohol were discovered by Indian authorities, following a controversial prohibition law.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Notes from around Asia

It was a very interesting time for Amphora to conduct a whistle-stop tour of the Far East over the last two weeks. As we have observed before, domestic investment opportunities differ dramatically across the Asian region, as do attitudes to physical assets.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Mallya may sell more USL shares

Could Diageo soon increase its stake in United Spirits, India’s largest spirits company in which it owns 55%?

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Mallya convicted of cheque bouncing

Vijay Mallya, the former chairman of Diageo-controlled United Spirits, has been convicted of bouncing cheques issued by his collapsed Kingfisher Airlines business.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Arrest warrant issued for Mallya

Indian authorities have issued an arrest warrant against Vijay Mallya, the former head of United Spirits, just days after freezing his passport.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

India blocks Mallya’s passport

Pressure is mounting on former United Spirits owner Vijay Mallya after India ordered the suspension of his diplomatic passport late last week.

Monday, April 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Indian state completely bans alcohol

The state of Bihar in eastern India has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol, making it the latest region in the country to introduce whole or partial prohibition.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 No Comments »

HK’s trade launches first Asian Wine Review

A team of Hong Kong’s top wine professionals have launched the first Asian Wine Review as an authoritative guide to Asia’s best wine regions and producers.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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