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Olly Wehring | 1 November 2007

Apologies to any of our readers who, whilst desperately trying to get their daily fix of drinks industry news, struggled to get onto the site yesterday.

It's a cliché I know, but workman outside just-drinks Towers managed to sever a power lead, which in turn downed operations here for a short time. It's all fixed now, as you'll have probably guessed given you are reading this.


SABMiller's last word

Today is SABMiller's final day. Some time this evening, Brussel's time, the second-biggest brewer in the world will be subsumed into the biggest, creating a beer behemoth of unprecedented proportions....


"Buy a Mountain Dew and enjoy it"

No, this is not PepsiCo's new ad slogan for its Mountain Dew brand....


Did Alibaba's 9.9 Global Wine and Spirits Festival flop?

Major wine players flocked to China ready for online giant Alibaba's 9.9 Global Wine and Spirits Festival, which took place on 9 September....


Is Vietnam about to curb late-night drinking?

In May, Heineken's CEO, Jean-François van Boxmeer, called Vietnam the "poster child" for international beer thanks to strong demographics and growing demand....

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