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eBay launches eBay Wine in Drync partnership

eBay has linked up with mobile wine app Drync to expand its US online wine platform....

Kirin Brewery eyes expansion after Byron Bay Brewing Co buy

Kirin Brewery's Australia unit, Lion, is looking to expand Byron Bay Brewing Co's distribution after adding the east coast brewer to its cra...

C&C Group readies Tennent's for India with Mahou San Miguel tie-up

C&C Group has teamed up with the Indian division of Mahou San Miguel to prepare the launch of two variants in its Tennent's beer brand stabl...

Dr Pepper Snapple Group adds two new allied brands

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has added a ready-to-drink coffee and a purified water to its portfolio of partner brands, as it looks to keep apace...

Recent news

Pernod Ricard in talks to sell Paddy Irish Whiskey to Sazerac 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard is in exclusive talks with Sazerac over the sale of its Paddy Irish whiskey brand.


English wine needs "realistic" growth plan - Chapel Down MD 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

The managing director of English wine maker Chapel Down has warned fellow producers they must be "realistic" over how big the fast-growing sector could become.


Brewery sale boosts Molson Coors Q1 profits 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

Molson Coors's profits almost doubled in the first quarter of the year, thanks primarily to the sale of its Vancouver brewery.


Conviviality to buy Bibendum PLB for GBP60m 3 May 2016

Lucy Britner

UK drinks company Conviviality has agreed to acquire wine firm Bibendum PLB as it continues to grow its presence in the market.


C&C Group overhauls Magners, adds rip-top bottle 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

C&C Group has unveiled a packaging overhaul for its Magners cider brand that includes a rip-top closure on 528ml bottles.


Halewood International buys Liverpool Gin 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

UK producer Halewood International has bought the Liverpool Gin brand as it continues to add to its portfolio.


Pernod Ricard to widen Our/Vodka sales reach 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard is to expand its Our/Vodka project, allowing the distilleries set up under the scheme to sell outside of their home countries for the first time.


Light beers back on track to drive MillerCoors Q1 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

Miller Lite and Coors Light both climbed out of negative volumes declines for the first time in MillerCoors's history as the US beer JV's sales and profits increased.


Kingsland's Mr Gladstone's Curious Emporium wine RTD - Product Launch 3 May 2016

Lucy Britner

UK drinks supplier Kingsland has created a new wine-based ready-to-drink brand. Mr Gladstone's Curious Emporium comes in two flavours - Pear Drop and Rhubarb & Custard.


E&J Gallo rolls out Barefoot Refresh Spritzers in cans 3 May 2016

Lucy Britner

E&J Gallo has announced the national launch of its Barefoot Refresh Spritzers in cans after trials last September. 


Leonardo DiCaprio joins Runa drinks board 3 May 2016

Lucy Britner

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has joined the advisory board of bottled iced tea and natural energy drinks producer Runa. 


Remy Cointreau names new Travel Retail executive 3 May 2016

Andy Morton

Rémy Cointreau has appointed a new marketing & business development head for its Global Travel Retail unit.


eBay launches eBay Wine in Drync partnership 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

eBay has linked up with mobile wine app Drync to expand its US online wine platform.


Coca-Cola Enterprises lines up Monster energy boost as European merger looms 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is planning to roll out new Monster energy drinks in Europe, ahead of its expected bottler merger in the region.


Kirin Brewery eyes expansion after Byron Bay Brewing Co buy 29 Apr 2016

Andy Morton

Kirin Brewery's Australia unit, Lion, is looking to expand Byron Bay Brewing Co's distribution after adding the east coast brewer to its craft beer portfolio.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring Brown-Forman's return to single malt, Martini's new global ad and Germany's thirst for wine 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.


This week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring bottled water's premium potential, AmBev's Brazilian soft drinks play and Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q1 smiles 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and spirits & wine.


This week in beer & cider, featuring consolidation's squeeze on craft, beer's future according to Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller's latest strip-sale 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Private equity most likely SABMiller Central & Eastern Europe buyer – analyst 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Competitive issues among the world's larger brewers may result in a private equity company leading the race for SABMiller's assets in Central & Eastern Europe, an analyst has told just-drinks.


Anheuser-Busch InBev readies SABMiller Central, Eastern Europe sell-off 29 Apr 2016

Olly Wehring

Anheuser-Busch InBev is looking to divest virtually all of SABMiller's operations in Europe, with SAB's total presence in Central and Eastern Europe set to follow the Grolsch, Peroni Nastro Azzuro and Meantime brands in being put up for sale.


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