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Italian sparkling wine sales

ITALY: Italian sparkling wine sales up in 2007 - figures

Sales of Italian sparkling wine rose markedly last year, according to recently-released figures.

Pink Spirits appointment in US

US: Pink Spirits appoints manager

The Pink Spirits Co. has hired a manager for the south eastern region of the US to meet its "growing demand and expanding distribution".

SABMiller's Indian investment

INDIA: SABMiller pumps US$500m into India consolidation

SABMiller is looking to consolidate its Indian brewing operations in the coming years.

V&S sparks US/Mexico row

US: V&S faces Mexican stand-off in US

Vin & Sprit has moved to stave off a possible boycott of Absolut vodka in the US, by pulling a controversial advert in neighbouring Mexico.

SABMiller, Molson Coors EU green light

GLOBAL: SABMiller, Molson Coors get EU j-v approval

SABMiller and Molson Coors have received clearance from the European Commission for their joint venture in the US and Puerto Rico.

Davide Campari-Milano ponders Vin & Sprit offcuts

ITALY: Davide Campari-Milano eyes V&S seconds

Davide Campari-Milano would consider buying brands that Pernod Ricard might sell off following its acquisition of Vin & Sprit, according to an interview with the Italian company's CEO.

Coca-Cola US vintage launch

US: Coca-Cola launches vintage bottles in US

Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) has introduced a limited edition vintage Coca-Cola bottle based on a design used in the early twentieth century.

Bacardi, United Spirits talks denied

US/INDIA: United Spirits, Bacardi dismiss stake purchase talk

United Spirits and Bacardi have both denied press speculation that they are in talks over Bacardi buying a stake in the Indian spirits company.

Carlsberg's Indian expansion

INDIA: Carlsberg ups India footprint with breweries build

Carlsberg has confirmed plans to build two new breweries in India, through its South Asia Breweries joint venture in the country.

San Miguel IPO - more bad news

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel IPO takes another downward turn - report

The saga of San Miguel's planned IPO for its beer unit has taken another turn for the worse, according to reports.