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Thursday 23 October 2014

Russia

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 »

Russia moves to ban Ukrainian alcohol

Russian authorities have banned imports of Ukraine’s alcohol products, ramping up drinks industry fears over the continued crisis.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Putin’s staff on wine buying spree

Russia’s presidential staff have bought up more than a million bottles of European wine amid fears it could soon follow dairy, fruit and meat imports and be banned.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine body confirms threat of Russian ban

Australian winemakers should “prepare themselves” to be affected by Russian trade embargoes, according to the country’s Wine and Grape Authority.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia rift threatens drink sector

EU wine is the first drinks sector to face a direct threat from the West’s recent breakdown of relations with Russia, which is considering a ban on European wine imports in response to sanctions over its annexation of Crimea.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Sazerac Bourbon faces ban in Russia

A Russian consumer rights watchdog is preparing to suspend imports of Sazerac’s Kentucky Gentleman Bourbon after it discovered signs of a harmful organic chemical, it has been claimed.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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