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Sunday 4 October 2015


Mexico: the pioneer of the Americas

When discussing the wine of the Americas we first think of the United States, Argentina or Chile, even Brazil or Uruguay, but certainly not Mexico, which is ironic given that it is the oldest wine destination in the Americas.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 4 Comments »

Ten dead at beer company after attack

An attack at a beer distributor in the Mexican state of Nuevo León has left 10 dead in what police are describing as a “gang dispute”.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Constellation Brands invests $2bn in Mexico

Constellation Brands has reaffirmed its confidence in the Mexican beer market, announcing plans to invest $2 billion in expanding its brewery and bottle plant.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade war sees Canada threaten US wine

A proposal by the Canadian government to impose staggering taxes on US wine imports will be considered by the World Trade Organisation next week.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Tequila could help with weight-loss

While not normally considered part of a healthy diet, scientists have discovered that the sugars found in Tequila may beneficial to weight-loss and treating diabetes.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Heineken invests $470m in Mexican brewery

Heineken has announced plans to invest US$470 million in building a new brewery in Mexico – its seventh in the country.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo invests $400m in Don Julio

Diageo has confirmed its commitment to Don Julio Tequila by pledging $400 million in its future, with plans to expand production and build a heritage centre in Jalisco.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

How to drink Tequila like a Mexican

A lick of salt, shot and wedge of lime might be many people’s experience of Tequila, but its reputation as a slammer spirit is slowly disappearing.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Diageo completes Don Julio acquisition

Diageo has successfully gained full ownership of Tequila Don Julio, completing the company’s efforts to gain a foothold in the strengthening Tequila market.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard sells Mexican RTD

Pernod Ricard has sold its Caribe wine cooler brand to Grupo Bepensa as part of a strategy to focus on its spirits and wine brands.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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