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Wine - China about production not just consumption

Looking through the mist, Chris Losh can see China's wine production efforts becoming of greater importance to the wine world than the count...

Why Vietnam is the next beer battleground

When Heineken bought Carlsberg's Vung Tau brewery in southern Vietnam last month, it marked the latest in a string of investments by big bre...

Coca-Cola India suspends bottling operations

Coca-Cola India has confirmed a temporary halt in production at its plant just outside Delhi, having been in communication with pollution co...

Brazil puts better-for-you beverages to the test

Alll eyes are on Brazil at the moment as the country gears up for the Rio Olympics. Euromonitor International's senior beverage analyst, Hop...

Latest Interviews

Concha y Toro's Asia CEO - Interview 23 Mar 2016

Andy Morton

Ask a Chinese person about Chile and they will immediately mention one thing - cherries. The country is famous in China for its red cherries, which people see as wholesome and healthy. Chilean wine, however, is quickly catching up in the recognition stakes. According to Wines of Chile, exports to China increased by 47% last year, and the country now ranks as the third-biggest market for bottled Chilean wine.

Interview - Concha y Toro Marketing Director 23 Jan 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper into CyT's biggest brand, Casillero del Diablo.

Latest News

Guinness Nigeria books FY losses as FX bites 21 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

Diageo-controlled Guinness Nigeria has reported a loss for its most recent fiscal year as macro-economic headwinds continue to hamper performance.

Venezuelan beer sales plunge - report 20 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

Beer sales in crisis-hit Venezuela have plummeted by as much as 80% as production costs soar, according to a report.

Heineken ups United Breweries holding again 20 Sep 2016

Olly Wehring

Heineken has added a further cache of United Breweries shares to its holding in the Indian beer market leader.

CCHBC offloads Neptuno Vandenys stake to Coca-Cola 16 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola HBC has agreed to sell a 50% stake in Lithuanian bottled water company Neptuno Vandenys to The Coca-Cola Co for EUR10m (US$11m).

India alcohol standards "good for consumers" - SWA 16 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

The Scotch Whisky Association has welcomed new draught regulations in India that bring authorities one step closer to having clear definitions for alcohol categories.

Heineken adds Sol firepower to South Africa 14 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

Heineken has launched its Sol Mexican lager brand in South Africa as it prepares to lock horns with the incoming Anheuser-Busch InBev.

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