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Saturday 31 January 2015

India

Wine Australia sees Indian promise

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.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Toxic alcohol kills 29 in India

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.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Brewery apologises for Gandhi-bot beer

A US brewery has been forced to apologise for using a robot-like image of Mahatma Gandhi on one of its beers.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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