The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

InBev, Anheuser-Busch and Labatt

BELGIUM: InBev must sell Labatt for Anheuser-Busch

InBev must sell its Labatt USA beer business in order to complete the US$52bn takeover of Anheuser-Busch, the US competition regulator has said.

Lion Nathan and Coca-Cola Amatil

AUS: Coca-Cola Amatil rebuffs Lion Nathan bid

Coca-Cola Amatil has rejected a near A$8bn bid from fellow Australian beverage group Lion Nathan, following opposition to the deal from The Coca-Cola Company.

Brugal Añejo Rum

US: Brugal Añejo Rum gets a makeover

Shaw-Ross International Importers has said it has returned the packing for its Brugal Añejo Rum brand to an "authentic" design.

InBev, Anheuser-Busch - The endgame

BELGIUM: InBev completes Anheuser-Busch deal

InBev has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Anheuser-Busch, closing the biggest deal in brewing history.

Beam Global, Cruzan rum

US: Beam adds Cruzan to rum portfolio

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has added Cruzan Rum to its portfolio.

Tesco's wine range

UK: Tesco silent on wine range cut talk

UK retail giant Tesco is cutting 15% of its total wine range over the next six months, according to reports.

Bacardi departure

US: Global brand director quits Bacardi

One of Bacardi's global brand directors is set to leave the company.

Lotte Group and Oriental Brewery Co.

S KOREA: Lotte Group calms talk of Oriental Brewery Co. move

The Lotte Group has moved to distance itself from reports that it may be interested in acquiring Anheuser-Busch InBev's South Korean brewer.

SABMiller, United Breweries' India lawsuit

INDIA: SABMiller, United Breweries issue beer lawsuit in Andhra Pradesh

SABMiller and United Breweries have jointly filed a lawsuit against the government of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

PepsiCo in Mexico

US/MEXICO: PepsiCo outlines Mexico assault

US food and beverage giant PepsiCo has outlined a US$3bn investment package for its business in Mexico as it looks to build its Sabritas and Gamesa operations south of the border.