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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...

Keith Villa, the founder of MillerCoors's Blue Moon beer and a real-life doctor of brewing, is as close as the beer industry gets to a Michelin-starred chef.

SABMiller's long-running bid to end Mexico's exclusivity agreements is "not life threatening" for Heineken's local brewer, but could cut its volumes by about 5%, an analyst has warned.

Privatisation is often touted as a golden opportunity for businesses, but this may not be entirely accurate in the US spirits sector.

SABMiller is seeking to regroup and rebuild in Kenya after the end of a contra deal with Diageo in the country.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group's share price has dipped upon news that it will receive slightly less money than expected from The Coca-Cola Co for the licences to bottle and distribute its key drinks brands in North America.

The EU has seen common sense by performing a u-turn on a plan to allow winemakers to blend red and white wines to make rosé.

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.

Russian Standard has upped the ante on its attacks on Pernod Ricard's Stolichnaya vodka brand in the US.

Developments in nanotechnology have significant implications for drinks manufacturers. Mark Rowe reports on how nanotechnology could revolutionise the way drinks are flavoured and coloured, as well as offering new solutions in packaging and hygiene.

The last month has seen the launch of two prestige wines from South Africa, not hitherto a region renowned for super-premium offerings. But if these two take off, Chris Losh expects to see more super-premium contenders from The Cape.

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