Home to some of the world’s biggest drinks brands it is no surprise that Americans enjoy a tipple or two – but some states are more partial than others.
A UK restaurant is believed to be the first in the country to ban smoking in their beer garden after complaints by other guests.
Destocking in China continued to impact Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in the second half of 2014, which has posted a 15% drop in profits in its wine and spirits portfolio.
An international collection of winemakers and spirit brands have signed up to this November’s Vinexpo Nippon.
Conviviality Retail, owner of the Wine Rack and Bargain Booze chains, has launched a warehouse-style UK retail brand promising to undercut rivals’ wine, beer and spirit prices.
Lidl has insisted that its move into higher priced wines does not undermine the European discount retailer’s budget-friendly reputation.
JD Wetherspoon will not stock any Diageo-distributed products “for the long- term” in its new pub ventures in Ireland unless it can haggle lower prices from the brewer.
Analysts have predicted Diageo’s net sales growth will have risen by 0.5% in 2014, ahead of the release of the company’s full end of year results next week.
A guest at a bar in Lithuania suffered horrendous injuries after a bartender accidentally set his face on fire.
In the battle of the beverages, beer has won out over wine again in the US, with Americans favouring a pint of beer over a glass of wine or dram of whisky.
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