Heres what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

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

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has signed a deal to package and produce supplies in the US for its rival Accolade Wines. 

Discount supermarket chain Aldi is to launch its own “super premium” wine range in the UK weeks after rival Lidl unveiled its own upmarket line.

The Coca-Cola Co's Europe arm has said that it is looking at using stevia across a number of its drinks categories following approval for use of the sweetener within the European Union.

Remy Cointreau has said that its Champagne arm is unprofitable and the group hopes to reinvest proceeds from selling the business into Cognac and other spirits.

Coca-Cola Co has unveiled a uniform packaging design for all of its juice brands around the world, marking out the category as a key driver of sales growth.

InBev has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Anheuser-Busch, closing the biggest deal in brewing history.

Speculation over the last year regarding the future of Vin & Sprit has failed to disrupt operations at the Swedish state-owned company, according to its CEO.

The Patrón Spirits Company, best known for its namesake premium Tequila, looks set to move into the wider white spirits category with the acquisition of a vodka and a gin brand.

Foster's Group has warned rival Australian drinks giant Lion Nathan that it would find it "challenging" to repeat the success of the Coopers brand, should its hostile takeover bid for Coopers Brewery succeed.

Smoking in all England's cafés, restaurants and most pubs could be banned under new plans being announced by the UK government.

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