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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

Arca posts YTD jump as South America thrives 20 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

Strong sales and volumes increases in South America have driven Arca Continental's YTD performance.

Diageo most at risk to Thai alcohol ban - analyst 18 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

Johnnie Walker-owner Diageo is the most exposed to a ban on alcohol in Thailand following the death of the country's king, an analyst has said.

Heineken to close Kaliningrad brewery in Russia 12 Oct 2016

Eugene Vorotnikov

Heineken has confirmed its intention to cease production at its brewery in the Russian province of Kaliningrad.

William Grant poaches Diageo exec for GTR team 10 Oct 2016

Andy Morton

William Grant & Sons has appointed a former Diageo executive to head up its Travel Retail unit in Taiwan. 

US hits AB InBev with US$6m fine over India sales 29 Sep 2016

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to pay a US$6m fine after US authorities ruled that an Indian unit of the brewer had violated a corrupt practices act in India and "chilled" a whistleblower. 

Distell's Three Ships 15 Year Old Pinotage Cask 29 Sep 2016

Lucy Britner

Distell has released a 15-year-old whisky finished in South Africa's Pinotage wine casks. Three Ships 15 Year Old Pinotage Cask Finish is limited to 4,000 bottles, 3,500 of which will be available to purchase. 

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