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UK: Pernod Ricard to launch Jacob's Creek in 50cl bottles

14 Sep 2009

Pernod Ricard UK is to launch Jacob's Creek wines in 50cl bottles, after the group's consumer research showed demand is rising for smaller bottle sizes.

CHILE: Consumer bargain hunt hits Vina Concha y Toro margins

13 Aug 2009

Chilean wine giant Vina Concha y Toro has reported a 16% rise in net sales for the first half of 2009, but operating profits fell as consumers in key markets traded down to cheaper wines.

UK: Concha y Toro unveils 50cl wine bottles

7 Aug 2009

Concha y Toro has launched a range of 50cl bottles to its Casillero del Diablo portfolio for the UK market.

UK: Carlsberg, Cono Sur ready Chilean wine for on-trade

7 Aug 2009

Carlsberg has partnered with Cono Sur to offer a Chilean wine range to the UK on-trade.

CHILE: Wine exports lift Concha y Toro sales in H1

10 Jul 2009

Leading Chilean wine firm Viña Concha y Toro has reported net sales up by almost a fifth in the first half of 2009.

UK: Concha y Toro adds to Casillero del Diablo stable

29 May 2009

Concha y Toro has launched an addition to its Casillero del Diablo wine range in the UK off-trade.

CHILE: Exports boost Concha y Toro Q1 sales

30 Apr 2009

Chilean wine firm Concha y Toro has reported net sales up by more than 12% in the first quarter of 2009, driven by strong growth in exports to the US.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

20 Mar 2009

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

CHILE: Concha y Toro ties up with Diageo in Chile - report

19 Mar 2009

Vina Concha y Toro has secured a national distribution deal in its home market of Chile with Diageo's unit in the country, according to local reports.

CHILE: Concha Y Toro gives Sunrise a revamp

3 Mar 2009

Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro, has unveiled a new look for its Sunrise brand in the UK market.

CHILE: Vina Concha y Toro profit falls

27 Feb 2009

Chile's largest wine producer, Vina Concha y Toro, has blamed unfavourable exchange rates and economic conditions for a 5.5% drop in net profit for 2008.

US: Banfi Vintners adds Gruppo Italiano Vini to portfolio

10 Feb 2009

Banfi Vintners has secured a deal to import wines from Gruppo Italiano Vini (GIV) into the US.

just the answer – Vinexpo

15 Jan 2009

The year ending in an odd number can mean only one thing. In June, the wine sector will be migrating en masse to Bordeaux for Vinexpo. Chris Mercer spoke with Xavier de Eizaguirre, managing director of Baron Philippe de Rothschild and chairman of Vinexpo, about the prospects for this year’s show and Vinexpo’s international aspirations, including a possible return to the US.

Wine review 2008 - Wine industry buffeted by economic storm

22 Dec 2008

Not surprisingly perhaps it is the effects of the global economic downturn that have dominated the wine pages of just-drinks over the past year. Richard Woodard reviews a difficult year for the international wine business and assesses the chances of things improving in the immediate future.

US: CEDC agrees debt refinancing

11 Dec 2008

Central European Distribution Organisation, the wine and spirits group, has said it has signed a deal to refinance its short-term debt, enabling it to continue investing in key growth markets.

CHILE: Cono Sur buys Fairtrade wine producer

14 Nov 2008

Viña Cono Sur, a subsidiary of wine group Concha y Toro, has bought Chile's leading producer of Fairtrade certified wine, Viña Los Robles.

US: CEDC revenue leaps in Q3, currency charges hit profit

10 Nov 2008

Central European Distribution Organisation, the wine and spirits group, has reported a 51% rise in third quarter revenues, but saw profit hit by curreny charges.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

31 Oct 2008

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

CHILE: Vina Concha y Toro revenue, profit down in Q3

31 Oct 2008

Chilean wine group Vina Concha y Toro has reported a 2.5% drop in revenue for its third quarter, reflecting lower sales on the domestic market and in the UK.

ECUADOR: Wine consumption in Ecuador on the rise - research

4 Sep 2008

The IWSR’s Ecuador report has shown that 2007 saw a significant increase in consumption of still light wine.

CHILE: Concha y Toro Q2 props up first-half

7 Aug 2008

Vina Concha y Toro has rescued its first half performance from a troublesome start, with healthy figures across the board in the second quarter of the year.

CHILE: Casillero del Diablo sponsors summer concerts

13 Jun 2008

Chilean wine brand, Casillero del Diablo, has “exclusive” wine sponsorship of the annual Summer Proms & Smooth concerts series, taking place at castles and stately homes around the UK this summer.

In the Spotlight – Central European Distribution Corporation

9 Jun 2008

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) may appear something of a misnomer for a company headquartered in the US and listed on the New York Stock Exchange but it is a name attracting considerable attention nonetheless. And it is little wonder.

GLOBAL: Bacardi slips, Smirnoff holds firm in latestTop 100 brands league

13 May 2008

Diageo's Smirnoff vodka brand has held the top spot in this year's Intangible Business 'Power 100' chart for the third year running.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

2 May 2008

The top ten most visited stories on just-drinks this week:

CHILE: Exchange rate drags down Concha y Toro Q1

29 Apr 2008

Vina Concha y Toro has reported a slide in sales and profits for the first three months of the year.

CHILE: Concha y Toro to continue capacity investment

25 Apr 2008

Concha y Toro is looking to continue its vineyard acquisition programme in 2008, according to reports.

Focus - Argentina on crest of a wave

3 Apr 2008

Having seen Chile blaze a trail in export markets, Argentina is now asserting itself in the international wine market. Moreover, writes Chris Losh, while Argentina boasts many of the same positive attributes that have benefited Chile, such as a fantastic climate and plenty of investment, it has the scale to exceed even Chile’s formidable performance.

US: CEDC prepares Whitehall Group purchase in Russia

27 Feb 2008

Central European Distribution Corp. is to acquire a major stake in Russian wine and spirit importer and distributor The Whitehall Group.

CHILE: Concha y Toro toasts "outstanding" 2007

4 Feb 2008

Vina Concha y Toro has produced what it has called an “outstanding” set of results for 2007.








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