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...

2013 - UK: Islay to get ninth Scotch whisky distillery

A new whisky distillery is set to be built on the western Scottish island of Islay.

2012 - EUROPE: Italy adds weight to case against minimum pricing

Italy has joined Bulgaria in objecting to Scotland's plans for minimum pricing of alcohol.

2011 - UK: Highland Spring extends LTA deal

Highland Spring has extended its partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) in the UK.

2010 - just On Call: Further room for acquisitions says Campari boss

The CEO of Gruppo Campari has described the purchase of liqueur brands Carolans, Frangelico and Irish Mist as financially very attractive and insisted that the deal still leaves room for the Italian group to make further acquisitions.

2009 - GLOBAL: Drinks firms keep the faith in BRIC countries - research

Varying fortunes for Brazil, Russia, India and China in the global economic downturn have not dented drinks firms' commitment to the 'big four' emerging markets, according to a report.

2008 - EU: Officials eye WTO action against India spirits tariffs

EU trade officials are preparing to launch fresh action at the World Trade Organisation against India's wine and spirit import tariffs.

2007 - SWITZ: Analysts upbeat on Nestlé CEO move

Analysts have expressed confidence that the man set to become Nestlé's new chief executive will continue to drive the company forward.

2006 - INDIA: Court rules Kerala cola ban illegal

A court in the communist-ruled Indian state of Kerala has today (22 September) lifted the ban on the sale of Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo drinks.

2005 - BRAZIL: Kaiser unaware of Molson Coors sale

Cervejarias Kaiser has played down speculation that it might be up for sale. 

2004 - FRANCE: Nestle to meet with minister over Perrier

The chief executive of Nestle Waters France has been summoned to a meeting with the French Finance Minister

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