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ProWine China visitor numbers leap 25%

20 Nov 2015

ProWein has reported a 25% increase in trade visitors to its Shanghai event ProWine China. 

Alcohol industry seeks talks on South Africa rule changes

19 Aug 2015

South Africa's alcohol trade body has offered to work with the government over proposed changes to alcohol laws that include lowering the minimum drinking age.

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27 Mar 2015

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Beam Suntory strikes Baltics tie-up with SPI's Amber Beverage Group

3 Mar 2015

Beam Suntory is boosting its partnership with SPI Group-owned Amber Beverage Group (ABG) in the Baltic states.

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19 Dec 2014

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SOUTH AFRICA: KWV renews Nordic deal with Arvid Nordquist

17 Mar 2011

KWV and distributor Arvid Nordquist have agreed a five-year extension of their pan-Nordic wine and spirits contract.

S AFRICA: KWV, Monarq sign Caribbean, LatAm deal

7 Mar 2011

KWV and the Monarq group, which operates in the Caribbean and Latin America, have drawn up a strategic agreement to distribute KWV’s portfolio of wines and brandies in the region.

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10 Dec 2010

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

GERMANY: Golden Kaan head joins wine cooperative

7 Apr 2010

The managing director of KWV's German unit, Golden Kaan, has left the company to head up a wine cooperative in the country.

SA/GERMANY: KWV acquires full control of Golden Kaan from Racke

2 Sep 2009

South Africa’s KWV and Racke from Germany have dissolved their wine joint venture, with KWV acquiring 100% of the Golden Kaan brand as of yesterday (1 September).

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24 Jul 2009

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S AFRICA: KWV chairman steps down as name change approaches

23 Jul 2009

Danie de Wet has resigned as chairman of South African drinks giant KWV, which is in the process of changing its name while unbundling its financial and operational interests.

US: Opici appointed De Martino importer

1 Apr 2009

The Opici Import Company has been appointed national importer for De Martino Chilean wines.

UK: Thierry's buys back KWV shares

13 Feb 2009

Thierry's, the UK's leading independent wine importer, has carried out a buyback of KWV's shares in its business.

US: Cecchetti, Racke USA merge

21 Jan 2009

Cecchetti Wine Company and Racke USA have merged their operations.

S AFRICA: KWV wine flavourant duo fined

2 Oct 2008

KWV suffered a loss of almost ZAR1.45m (US$172,400) from the flavour-altering exploits of two former winemakers, who were sentenced in a South African magistrate’s court this week.

S AFRICA: Increased sales help lift FY profits for KWV

12 Sep 2008

A sales increase of 18.8% in packaged products over the past 12 months has made up for a 28% decline in bulk spirits sales at KWV.

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12 Sep 2008

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S AFRICA: Two new directors at Distell, while one quits

23 Jun 2008

Distell Group has confirmed the appointment of two new directors and the resignation of one other.

UK: Thierry’s undertakes KWV Lifestyle sampling

16 Apr 2008

UK wine distributor Thierry’s ran a series of interactive consumer samplings in early spring in a bid to promote its South African wine brand, KWV Lifestyle.

US: Distell hires US marketing manager

14 Apr 2008

Distell has appointed a marketing manager for its wine portfolio in North America.

S AFRICA: KWV interims up but tougher times ahead

13 Mar 2008

KWV Limited has reported growth in turnover and earnings, as the South African wine group benefited from a healthy dividend from its compatriot drinks group Distell.

FRANCE: Les Grands Chais de France acquires Racke winery/brands

28 Jan 2008

French wine producer and trader Les Grands Chais de France (GCF) has acquired German counterpart Racke’s winery at Mainz-Hechtsheim, as well as its Amselkeller, Viala, Bongeronde and Rosière brands for an undisclosed sum.

GERMANY: Racke relieves KWV of Eggers & Franke stake

24 Jan 2008

The Racke Group has taken over control of its Eggers & Franke wine distribution joint venture in Germany.

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