Euromonitor’s Spiros Malandrakis predicts the spirits trends that will shape the industry in 2017, from a greater appreciation of blended whiskies to the rise of cognac in China.
As much as 70% of spirits sold in Russia could be non-alcohol or ‘surrogate’ alcohol, Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry announced at a press conference this week.
Armenian brandy enjoyed healthy growth in 2016 with production rising by 27% to 21.6 million litres over the previous year, according to the latest figures released by the National Statistical Service (NSS).
John Kennedy, president of Europe for drinks giant Diageo, has assured that the retail prices of its brands won’t be hiked up in the wake of Brexit.
Diageo has continued to build momentum in its half-year results, driven by improvements in its US spirit business and Scotch portfolio.
A Malaysian businessman is making a coffee flavoured red wine and says he wants to make it a national drink for Malaysia.
Uzbekistan has raised excise duties for domestically produced alcoholic beverages, but will maintain excise duties for imported products.
This week saw a festive variety of happenings, including an audience with Wolf Blass’ Chris Hatcher, exploring luscious Old Tawnies and a riotous Corsican wine dinner.
Luxury vodka brand Belvedere has launched a limited edition ‘Red’ bottle as part of its ongoing commitment to fighting AIDS, along with a new marketing campaign.
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