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Monday 22 December 2014

Russia

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 »

Staff lock ‘vodka thief’ in freezer

Three supermarket workers who locked a women suspected of stealing vodka in a freezer could face criminal charges.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia drags down AB InBev

Brewing giant AB InBev has seen global beer volumes slide by 2.7% in its third quarter, driven down by declines in Europe, especially Russia.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Pabst sold for $700m to Russian company

A Russian beverage company has bought America’s Pabst Brewing Company for a reported US$700 million.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia’s drinks market on a knife edge

Russia’s alcoholic drinks industry is in tatters, reeling under the pressure of excise tax hikes, advertising bans and relentlessly tightening legislation.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 2 Comments »

Veuve Clicquot investigating tablet hoax

Champagne house Veuve Clicquot is investigating a hoax by a Russian marketing agency about the supposed release of Veuve-branded tablets.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia looks to set up state wine corp

Russia is looking to establish a large state-owned corporation to produce “wine materials” on home soil, raising industry fears of a shift away from wine imports.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Carlsberg hit hard by Russia crisis

Carlsberg has warned its profits are likely to take a tumble this year due to increasing tensions between the Ukraine, Russia and the West.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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