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Pernod takes positives from China Cognac bounce

Pernod Ricard's Asia head has said the unit is on track in China after a better-than-expected Chinese New Year saw Cognac volumes improve....

Five Years Ago - Diageo Moves for Shuijingfang

Five years ago this month, Diageo signed a deal to take a controlling stake in China's Sichuan Chengdu Quanxing Group, the company behind th...

Brown-Forman's Russian glass half-full

The CFO of Brown-Forman has offered hope to Russia's alcohol market, claiming that the company is "doing pretty well" in the challenging cou...

Diageo banks on China's wider gifting culture

Gifting is still an “integral” part of wider Chinese culture, but the country's anti-extravagance campaign has been “incredibly disruptive”,...

Latest Interviews

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.


Interview - ProWine China 6 May 2014

Andy Morton

Later this year, Shanghai will host the second ProWine China, a sister event to Düsseldorf's ProWein. Here, just-drinks' Andy Morton speaks to head organiser Marius Berlemann to find out how preparations are going for the November show.

Latest News

Tilaknagar silent over brands sale to Distell 24 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Tilaknagar Industries has declined to comment on speculation that it is looking to sell some of its brands to South Africa’s Distell Group, but admitted it is still eyeing tie-ups.


Litmus Wines, Virgin Limited Edition launch SA JV 24 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Virgin Limited Edition, the luxury hotel chain, and consultancy Litmus Wines have set up a new winemaking and sales joint venture in South Africa.


Moscow to ban alcoholic energy drinks - report 24 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Authorities in Moscow are to ban alcoholic energy drinks in the city, according to local reports.


Pernod Ricard extends India borrowing facility 23 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Pernod Ricard has confirmed that its India unit has increased its banking overdraft facility, but has declined to give a specific reason for the move.


Tingyi FY beverage sales hit by China slowdown 23 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Tingyi has posted a slide in full-year beverage sales, as the group felt the impact of the slowdown in its domestic market of China.


Pivovarna Lasko auction enters final phase 20 Mar 2015

Vladimir Pekic

Pivovarna Lasko is poised to welcome a new majority owner, with the auction process for over half of the Slovenian brewer and soft drinks producer entering the home straight.

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