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Lubomír Sedlák

Articles by Lubomír Sedlák

Tullamore Dew's distribution will switch to Remy Cointreau in SeptemberCZECH/SLOVAKIA: William Grant switches Stock Spirits for Remy Cointreau 3 July 2013

William Grant & Sons is set to switch the distribution of its Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey brand in Czech and Slovakia from Stock Spirits to Remy Cointreau.

Plzensky Prazdroj brews Pilsner Urquell CZECH: SABMiller's Plzensky Prazdroj appoints new chief 7 June 2013

SABMiller subsidiary Plzensky Prazdroj, the Czech Republic's biggest beer maker, has appointed a new CEO.

CZECH: Soft drink law proposal gets restaurant thumbs down 17 January 2013

A proposed law forcing restaurants in the Czech Republic to list a soft drink option at a lower price to the equivalent-sized alcoholic drink has been attacked by a trade body.

CZECH: Distillers get cold shoulder on duty stamp compensation claim 19 November 2012

Distillers in Czech have demanded compensation for the costs they will accrue from having to put new excise duty stamps on their bottles.

Wine sales in Czech leapt in the week that a spirits ban was implementedCZECH: Spirits ban sees wine sales soar - figures 15 October 2012

Last month's ban on spirits in Czech has benefited wine sales in the country, according to recent figures.

CZECH: Spirits ban lifted but not for recent production 28 September 2012

The authorities in Czech have granted a partial lifting of the spirits ban in the country.

The ban on spirits sales in Czech could be partially lifted tomorrowCZECH: Pernod Ricard circumvents spirits ban as partial lifting approaches 25 September 2012

The Czech unit of Pernod Ricard remains closed as the prospect of a partial lift of the the ban on sales of spirits over 20% abv in the country looms.

The ban on spirits sales in Czech has hit production at Jan BecherCZECH: Pernod Ricard's Jan Becher takes break as spirits ban bites 19 September 2012

The Czech unit of Pernod Ricard has ceased production as the country’s ban on spirits sales continues.

SLOVAKIA: Small brewers link up to break Heineken, SABMiller stranglehold 11 September 2012

Several smaller-scale brewers in Slovakia have formed a trade body to counter what they feel is the growing dominance of Heineken and SABMiller in the country.

CZECH - Domestic spirits see H1 continue downward trend - figures 29 August 2012

Spirits sales in Czech continued to struggle in the first half of this year, according to recent figures.

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