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...

Beam Inc CEO Matt Shattock is in line to make US$40m if his company's proposed takeover by Suntory Holdings goes ahead.

An “explosion” in the premium spirits sector forced Brown-Forman to up the price of Jack Daniel's before consumers considered it run-of-the-mill, the company's CFO has said.

A Parliamentary committee has backed a bill to introduce a minimum price on alcoholic drinks in Scotland, despite concerns among some of its members.

Brown-Forman has lined up the sale of its California-based Fetzer Vineyards to Viña Concha y Toro for US$238m.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has said it aims to meet guidelines set by the UK's food safety body by removing a colouring linked to hyperactivity in children from its flagship Lucozade Energy drink.

Scottish microbrewer BrewDog has emerged unscathed from a lengthy battle with the drinks industry's self-regulatory body to buck bad times for the UK beer market.

Thai Beverage (ThaiBev) has said that it is looking at opportunities within the non-alcoholic drinks sector as a way to "exploit" its distribution network in Thailand.

One of the most recognisable names in the drinks industry, Ernest Gallo, has died at the age of 97.

A wine retailers association has been formed in the US to fight what they see as uneven and unconstitutional state laws that reduce choice for consumers and keep prices artificially high.

Fortune Brands plans to launch new flavoured Absolut and Vox vodka variants in the US.

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