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Wednesday 26 November 2014

India

Asian wine producers unite

A new association for Asian wine producers has been announced with the aim of promoting the region’s burgeoning winemaking industry.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer truck smash sparks roadside party

Villagers “swarmed” on a truck and helped themselves to free beer after it overturned in a remote part of India, sparking an impromptu party.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Fine wine trade eyes up India

With a growing taste for wine, India’s elite offers a tantalising prospect for producers in the West, yet tax remains a huge issue.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Vijay Mallya re-appointed USL chairman

Vijay Mallya has been re-elected chairman of United Spirits despite being declared a “wilful defaulter” last month.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

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.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker opens Asia ‘embassies’

Diageo has opened one more “Johnnie Walker House” in China, as well as two new travel retail “theatres” in Taiwan and India.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

India’s Kerala alcohol ban halted

Protests by bar owners and hoteliers have promoted India’s Kerala state to temporarily halt plans to introduce total prohibition.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

United Spirits’ directors quit board

Three independent directors have quit United Spirits’ board days after Diageo launched an investigation into the company’s finances.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian wines sell out in Slovenia

The entire stock of Indian wine sold out at the Vino Ljubljana 2014 International Wine Fair in Slovenia this week – a strong debut for the region’s winemakers.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Kerala alcohol ban approved by high court

Kerala’s high court has approved plans for a total prohibition on alcohol in the south Indian state forcing the immediate closure of 730 bars.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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