The week in spirits and wine

The week in spirits and wine

Here's the round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Treasury Wine Estates has pulled out of negotiations with both of its potential takeover partners.

It's an awkward moment in any relationship, bringing the object of your affections home for the first time.

Diageo's Johnnie Walker brand was one of the main losers last year as global Travel Retail trends reversed in Asia-Pacific and volumes fell.

This month, Ben Cooper considers the need for healthy competition among drinks companies when it comes to driving industry-wide sustainability.

Why have lower-alcohol wine brands struggled to establish themselves? And, what regions offer the biggest potential for growth for the segment?

Thirteen leading drinks companies – including Diageo and Anheuser-Busch InBev – have launched a new set of social media guidelines aiming to stop content reaching children. 

Constellation Brands has seen half-year and quarterly profits slump on a reported basis, on the closure of its US beer business purchase last year.