Gruppo Campari’s latest results show “strong acceleration in organic performance” in Q3.
The Russian wine industry might face some challenges, but lessons are quickly learned.
Sazerac’s CEO Mark Brown has told the drinks business that he is “excited about the long term potential of American whiskey” especially in emerging markets.
Rich Russians are developing a thirst for high-end Italian wines, according to Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi’s new president, Lamberto Frescobaldi.
SPI Group has sold its Kremlyovskaya Vodka brand to Classic International Group and has said it is considering “premium wine assets”.
The UK government’s environment secretary, Owen Paterson, has flown to Moscow to help protect Scotch whisky from counterfeiting.
US journalist and author, Dan Savage, has launched “The Dump Russian Vodka campaign”, in response to new anti-homosexual laws passed in Russia.
A Russian vodka is on sale in the UK that promises to leave drinkers hangover-free.
Legal vodka production in Russia has fallen by nearly 30% in the first six months of this year, with a minimum price hike and higher duty rates being blamed for a rise in illegal distillation.
China has officially recognised Champagne as a protected geographical indication and has agreed to only use the name to describe sparkling wine from the French region.
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