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LIVE BLOG: Industry responds to Scotland 'No' vote

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom. The 'No' campaign received 55% of votes, compared to 45% of voters in favour of independen...

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UK: Chapel Down raises nearly GBP3m from crowd-funding 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Chapel Down, the English wine producer and brewer, has raised nearly GBP3m (US$4.9m) in ten days from a crowd-funding project.


EUR: Anheuser-Busch InBev shakes up European units, UK head steps down 19 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Anheuser-Busch InBev has released details of a redrawing of its business units in Europe, and has confirmed the departure of the head of its UK & Ireland operations.


UK: Bacardi lifts curtain on Bombay Sapphire distillery 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Bacardi is set to open its new Bombay Sapphire distillery in the UK to the public next month after a delay.


NETHERLANDS: Heineken begins hunt for CFO 19 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Heineken has announced plans to replace its CFO next year but has stopped short of confirming his departure.


UK: Wines of the Beautiful South visitor numbers up, set to return in 2016 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Wines of the Beautiful South, the triple-region UK wine tasting event, saw its visitor numbers rise by 7.3% on the previous year and will return in 2016 after a year off, organisers have said.


just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water 19 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


just the Week in - Beer 19 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for spirits & wine and soft drinks & bottled water.


just the Week in - Spirits & Wine 19 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Here's the round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


US: Oasis Beverages to buy Pabst Brewing Co 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Oasis Beverages has agreed a deal to acquire US brewer Pabst Brewing Co (PBC).


LIVE BLOG: Industry responds to Scotland 'No' vote 19 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom. The 'No' campaign received 55% of votes, compared to 45% of voters in favour of independence. Follow live round-up of reaction from the drinks industry here:


FRANCE: Shortage of Burgundy contributes to exports dip 18 Sep 2014

Stuart Todd

Burgundy growers suffered a 12% slump in export volumes in the first seven months of this year, latest figures show.


UK: Westons Cider refreshes Henry Westons branding 18 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Westons Cider has given a new look to its “heritage” brand Henry Westons in a bid to appeal to a wider UK consumer base.


Product Launch – UK: Beam Suntory's The Ardmore Legacy 18 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Beam Suntory is lining up the launch of a new core expression of its Ardmore single malt.


US: PepsiCo chief adds to criticism of NFL over abuse claims 18 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

PepsiCo's CEO Indra Nooyi has said she is “deeply disturbed” by reports of abuse by US National Football League players and the game's administrators' “mishandling” of the claims.


US: Jackson Family Wines launches Burgundy-focussed unit 18 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Jackson Family Wines has launched a new unit to promote its Californian wines made from Burgundian varieties.


Product Launch - US: Gruppo Campari's Espolon Anejo 18 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

The US arm of Campari has released an anejo extension of Espolon Tequila in US.


UK: Innis & Gunn FY sales up 15% after domestic boost 18 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has reported a double-digit rise in full-year sales, but it marked a slowdown in growth on the prior year due to currency movements.


GLOBAL: Diageo ups Johnnie Walker Formula One presence 18 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Diageo has announced a tie-up with the organiser of the Formula One motor racing season that will see its Johnnie Walker brand become the sport's “Official Whisky”.


CANADA: Concha y Toro aims for Canada boost from JV 18 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Concha y Toro has set up a joint venture with the agency Charlton Hobbs to distribute its wine brands in Canada.


NAMIBIA: SABMiller kicks off production at first in-market brewery 18 Sep 2014

James Wilmore

Production has begun at SABMiller's new US$33.3m brewery in Namibia, the company said today.


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