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EU wine harvest set to be down 10% - Copa-Cogeca

European Union wine harvest volumes for 2014 are expected to have dropped by almost 10% year-on-year due to "extreme" weather, according to...

Treasury Wine Estates unveils Penfolds range after CEO's "bold" switch

A senior executive at Treasury Wine Estates' (TWE) Penfolds unit has praised CEO Michael Clarke for his decision to bring forward the launch...

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Beam Suntory, Edrington part ways in Travel Retail 20 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Edrington and Beam Suntory have called time on their Travel Retail sales, marketing and distribution joint venture, but have strengthened their ties in a raft of European markets.


Product Launch - Lactalis' Lactel Sportéus 20 Oct 2014

Stuart Todd

Lactalis, the French dairy group, has launched a sports drink variant of its milk brand Lactel for post-exercise occasions.


Pivovarna Lasko eyes expansion as buyer still sought 20 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Pivovarna Laško, a Slovenia-based brewer and soft drinks producer, has confirmed it remains up for sale and is looking for the buyer to spend at least EUR75m (US$96m) on the business.


SPI Group brings Baltic footprint together under Amber Beverage Group 20 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

SPI Group has consolidated its presence in the Baltic states with the creation of Amber Beverage Group, a holding company based in the region.


Isle of Arran Brewery opens US import office 20 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

The Isle of Arran Brewery has said its beers will be available to US wholesalers from next year after establishing its own US import company.


Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated agrees territory switch with The Coca-Cola Co 20 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has announced the latest move in expanding and realigning its franchise footprint in the US.


United Spirits sees Q1 net loss, Paul Walsh quits board 20 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

United Spirits has continued its sluggish performance with a first-quarter net loss and fall in sales.


just a While Ago - On 20 October in... 20 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


India's beer lobby calls for tax law rethink - report 20 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

India's beer industry has called on the government to end laws that tax the category at the same rate as spirits, according to a report.


EU wine harvest set to be down 10% - Copa-Cogeca 20 Oct 2014

Méabh MC Mahon

European Union wine harvest volumes for 2014 are expected to have dropped by almost 10% year-on-year due to "extreme" weather, according to latest predictions.


Greene King set to up Spirit Pub Co takeover offer 20 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Greene King, the UK brewer and pub operator, has indicated it will raise its takeover offer for Spirit Pub Co, which would subsequently recommend a revised bid to its shareholders.


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's Kenwood Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Artist Series 20 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's California winery, Kenwood Vineyards, which was purchased in May, has launched a Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 vintage in a limited-edition bottle.


Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated declares quarterly dividend 17 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated has announced details of its latest quarterly dividend payment.


Irish industry urges government to go further after alcohol duty freeze 17 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Drinks producers in Ireland have welcomed a freeze on alcohol duties, but warned that current levels remain “uncompetitive” and urged the government to reverse previous hikes.


Moët Hennessy unveils first Travel Retail outlet 17 Oct 2014

Joe Bates

Moët Hennessy has opened its first permanent airport store, at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, in collaboration with Aéroports de Paris and French duty-free operator Ls Travel Retail.


Bordeaux producers target seven markets with new global ad campaign 17 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

The Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) has released details of its first global ad campaign for the region.


Treasury Wine Estates unveils Penfolds range after CEO's "bold" switch 17 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

A senior executive at Treasury Wine Estates' (TWE) Penfolds unit has praised CEO Michael Clarke for his decision to bring forward the launch of Penfolds' premium collection.


Product Launch - Pernod Ricard's Chivas Regal Extra 17 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Pernod Ricard has launched the first new expression of its Chivas Regal brand to be rolled out globally in seven years.


Product Launch - Accolade Wines' Babycham Cream Soda, Cherry Soda 17 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

Accolade Wines has unveiled two flavour extensions for Babycham, the first additions to the sparkling perry's portfolio since its launch in 1953.


The Coca-Cola Co board approves new VP, confirms dividend 17 Oct 2014

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has promoted its investor relations director to become one of its vice-presidents after 18 years with the company.


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