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Saturday 3 December 2016 loc: GB

Mexico

Tequila & mezcal… what’s happening?

Wine & Spirit International’s Dale Sklar looks at the mounting crisis for the Tequila industry as a chronic shortage of Blue Agave plants – which are used to make the spirit – cause huge price increases.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Corona CEO did not leave millions to home village

Correction: Despite reports, a former CEO of Mexican brewery Grupo Modelo did not leave millions of pounds in his will to the residents of his home village in Spain.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation shares fall 8% after Trump victory

Stock markets are volatile this morning following the sweeping victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential election, with Constellation Brands the first to report an impact.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 1 Comment »

Behind the bar with…Jay Khan

Foxglove’s new group beverage manager, Jay Khan, speaks to dbHK about his love for Mezcal and his favourite Asia hangouts.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation buys Mexican brewery from Modelo

Constellation Brands has agreed a deal to purchase Obregon Brewery from Grupo Modelo – a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev – for $600 million.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

Summergate takes on Corralejo Tequila

Hong Kong wine merchant Summergate has been appointed the exclusive agent for Corralejo Tequila in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Tequila agave may help treat osteoporosis

Scientists in Mexico have found that substances in the Tequila agave can improve absorption of calcium and potentially improve bone density, offering a potential help to sufferers of osteoporosis.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Cocktail bar planned on Mexican cliff face

A Mexican architect firm has dreamt up a hair-raising concept for a cocktail bar, positioning it nearly 1,000 feet above the ground as it protrudes from a cliff face.

Friday, March 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Corona beer recalled over safety fears

Bottles of Mexican beer brand Corona Extra have been pulled from shelves after concerns that glass particles may have made their way into some batches.

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 No Comments »

US wine warned of export backlash

The US wine industry faces billions of dollars’ worth of lost sales if Congress doesn’t intervene to prevent a hike in export tariffs by Canada and Mexico, a trade body has warned.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 5 Comments »

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