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Comment - Can twittering bring tweet success? 19 Mar 2009

While Chris Mercer has a healthy scepticism for online fads, he believes Twitter could be more than yet another means for people with little to say to say rather too much. As its business applications begin to be exploited, he suggests Twitter may be worth a second look.

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Bacardi unveils Bombay Sapphire campaign 22 Dec 2009

Bacardi Brown-Forman has unveiled a global print campaign for its Bombay Sapphire gin brand.

just the facts – Disputes between drinks firms 20 Aug 2009

In 1996, Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co, a leading beverage producer in China, began a joint venture with Danone Group to form five new subsidiaries.

Grolsch gets senior management changes 25 Apr 2008

SABMiller has announced changes to the Grolsch International senior management team.

EU asks industry not to target youths 17 Apr 2008

The European Union has made a plea to the alcoholic drinks industry to stop targeting young people and minors in marketing campaigns.

Ex-Constellation boss moves to GIV 4 Apr 2008

The chairman of Constellation Europe has left the company to become the new chief of Italian wine producer Gruppo Italiano Vini.

Red Bull introduces cola brand 2 Apr 2008

Red Bull has launched a new natural cola brand, Simply Cola, across seven global markets.

Anti binge drinking plans get EU backing 20 Mar 2008

A new anti-binge drinking campaign coordinated by the European Union’s (EU) wine industry federation the Commission Européen des Enterprises Vins (CEEV) has been welcomed by an EU commissioner.

SABMiller hires global brand director for Grolsch 19 Mar 2008

SABMiller has appointed an international brand director for its Grolsch beer brand.

Ballantine’s gets travel retail golf push 10 Mar 2008

Pernod Ricard Asia Duty Free has launched a promotion in airports within the Asia Pacific region for the group's Ballantine's Scotch whisky brand.

London Gin gains EU recognition 10 Mar 2008

London Gin has gained recognition as a special quality beverage by the European Union.