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Sunday 1 March 2015

Poland

Belvédère ‘back in the race’

Belvédère Group, owner of Sobieski vodka and Marie Brizard liqueurs, saw net sales fall 4.1% in 2014, as it implemented a major strategic review.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Stock Spirits warns of €10m profit shortfall

UK-based distiller Stock Spirits has issued a profit warning after a 15% alcohol duty hike in its main market of Poland created a “very tough” trading environment.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Magners hits out at Polish cider ban

C&C Group has hit out at “discriminatory” behaviour from Polish authorities, who forced it to remove advertising for cider brand Magners from team shirts during a Champions League match.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Historic Cognac launched in Poland

A Cognac was launched in Poland yesterday using a range of extremely rare distillates, the oldest of which dates back to 1805.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare 200 year old Cognac to launch

An extremely rare, limited edition, Cognac using spirits that pre-date the arrival of phylloxera is to be launched later this month.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol-detecting laser developed

Catching drink drivers could soon be as simple as pointing a laser, thanks to a device that can detect the presence of alcohol inside a moving car.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Successful start for Stock Spirits

Stock Spirits, the Buckinghamshire-based company which is the largest producer of vodka in Poland and the Czech Republic, made a successful debut on the London stock market earlier this week.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Stock Spirits set for stock market floatation

The list of drinks groups quoted on the London Stock market is being augmented later this month with shares in Stock Spirits to be put up for sale.

Monday, October 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne’s future markets: #2 Eastern Europe

With growing economies and many with a wine heritage of their own, is the steady development of Eastern Europe better for Champagne than the bright lights of the Far East?

Monday, January 28th, 2013 1 Comment »

Rabobank points out “hidden gem markets”

Rabobank has reminded the trade not to ignore emerging markets such as Nigeria and Mexico as attention becomes increasingly fixed on the Far East.

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 No Comments »

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