Heres what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's what was making the drinks news on this day in years gone by

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...

Champagne sales by value and volume dipped slightly in 2013 as producers continued to struggle with difficult conditions in Europe, latest figures show.

Heineken's Central and Eastern European (CEE) senior management team is being relocated from Austria to the group's HQ in Amsterdam, the company has confirmed.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has acquired the rights to the 'Budweiser' trademarks held by Czech brewer, Budejovicky Mestansky Pivovar.

Bourbon sales are going from strength-to-strength in the UK as consumers expand their brown spirits repertoire at the expense of Scotch whisky, according to new figures.

Businesses and governments must do more to address looming shortages in raw materials, such as water and crops, in emerging markets, according to a new report on global risk.

Lawyers and a consumer advocacy group are suing The Coca-Cola Co for deceptive marketing of its VitaminWater drink, a claim derided as "ludicrous" by the soft drinks giant.

The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) of India has cleared Coca-Cola India of allegations that its manufacturing plants were polluting nearby water resources.

Diageo has remained tight-lipped on continued speculation that it may pull out of its joint venture with LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

Molson Coors is close to selling Brazilian unit Kaiser to Mexican drinks group FEMSA, according to reports in Brazil.

Diageo Brands BV, based in the Netherlands, has reached an agreement with Franco Ziche S.p.A. to license a menswear apparel line under the Johnnie Walker brand name.

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