The week in drinks

The week in drinks

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has appointed Russian Standard founder, Roustam Tariko, interim president to deepen ties between the former vodka rivals.

Heineken has launched a teaser trailer for its upcoming multiplatform tie-up with new James Bond movie Skyfall.

The Coca-Cola Co has promoted an internal candidate to be ther new president of its Japanese unit.

Argentinian wine group Inversora Agroindustrial Sudamericana has completed the purchase of the Argento Wine Company from Bibendum for an undisclosed sum.

The Czech government has ramped up an emergency crackdown on bootleg alcohol and issued a blanket ban on spirits above 20% abv. 

Heineken has secured the approval of ThaiBev for its planned takeover of Asian Pacific Breweries.

Suntory has confirmed that it will up its distribution of Beam Inc's spirits brands in Japan, but will drop Brown-Forman.

Brown-Forman has appointed a new managing director for its China division. 

The creditors and bond holders of Belvedere have approved proposals for the settlement of liabilities.

Stratford's Wine Agencies has confirmed that it has entered into administration, but that a buyer has been found.