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...

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the head of Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, Jirí Bocek discussed the company's ownership structure and its position in the Czech beer market. Here, in part two, he tells us about his plans beyond Czech and gives us his view on the never-ending legal tussle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Accolade Wines has announced that CEO Troy Christensen is leaving the company today (30 November) by "mutual agreement".

A price cap implemented by the Venezuelan Government on around 15,000 food, beverage and household products is likely to hit top-line growth at soft drinks firms in the country, Bernstein Research analysts have said.

Turkey's leading brewer, Anadolu Efes, has denied that it is in talks with Japan's Asahi Breweries over a potential sale of its business.

The world is drinking less wine because of the recessionary environment in major importing countries, according to the International Organisation for Vine and Wine (OIV).

A tangled web of tax and regulations across Indian states remains a major barrier to beer market growth in the country, the head of SABMiller India has said.

Japanese soft drinks bottler Coca-Cola West Holdings has announced that it is merging its two wholly-owned production subsidiaries, Coca-Cola West Japan Products Co. and Kinki Coca-Cola Products Co.

Anheuser-Busch is teaming up with arch-rival Inbev in the US.

Britvic has set a price range for its market flotation next month.

The worst of the Australian wine industry's problems could be behind it, according to speakers at the 2004 Wine Industry Outlook Conference.

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