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Friday 27 March 2015

Russia

Man builds Champagne bottle house

A Russian man has built a house made from 12,000 Champagne bottles in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, where it is known as the “Palace of Oz”.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Profits slide at Gruppo Campari

Wild Turkey showed signs of struggling to capitalise on the current Bourbon boom, as owner Gruppo Campari announced a pre-tax profit fall of -15.7% in its end of year results.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Brigitte Bardot saves alcoholic bears

Two bears who were plied with alcohol and forced to live in squalid conditions have been rescued and put on a rehab programme – thanks to Brigitte Bardot.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

How to drink vodka like a Russian

While many of Russia’s drinking customs are rooted in tradition, others are aimed squarely at withstanding the pace, as this list shows.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Russia faces wine import battle

Russia’s second biggest importer of French wines has announced the imminent bankruptcy of five of its companies, prompted by the collapse of the ruble.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

US ‘most attractive major market’ for wine

With emerging markets such as Russia and China facing disruption, Rabobank has highlighted a shift in exporters’ focus towards the US.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Sisseck refutes Putin Pingus vineyard claims

Bizarre claims that Russian president Vladimir Putin had bought vines from Peter Sisseck’s Dominio de Pingus and planted them at his Spanish mansion have been proven false.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 3 Comments »

Winemakers ask Russia for Crimea note

Crimean winemakers have designed a commemorative banknote featuring images of its vineyards intended for circulation in Russia.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia bans 3,000 litres of imported wine

Russia has banned 200 batches of imported wine found in violation of the country’s “mandatory requirements”.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Pabst Brewing completes $700m sale

Pabst Brewing Company, has completed its sale to the newly formed Blue Ribbon for a reported US$700 million.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

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