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June 12, 2015

just the week in – Spirits & Wine

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

By Jason Ingle

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

The diverse liqueurs category has been becalmed in recent years, but the very diversity of the sector means that, while some areas might be declining, other areas are almost certain to be showing some growth.

Is Diageo about to be taken over by a heavyweight Brazilian investment fund? That's the big question after a Brazilian magazine reported on Friday that 3G Capital was sizing up a bid.

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands.

The trade association for New Zealand's wine producers has warned of a shortage from this year's harvest.

Drink-driving is a sensitive subject and one that the world's legislators clearly don't have a united view on.

Diageo is rolling out a new bottle design for its core vodka expression, Smirnoff No. 21.

The governing body for Prosecco has called UK media reports of an impending shortage of the sparkling wine because of a bad harvest "misleading".

Brown-Forman is set to roll out a global campaign for its Finlandia vodka brand.

Earlier today, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. In this excerpt from the full report, which can be downloaded here, the company considers the consumer trends that have shaped the wine and spirits categories in the last ten years.

The Canadian government has released plans to impose a 100% surtax on American wine imports in retaliation to US measures on meat and livestock.

Vinexpo throws open its doors on Sunday as the wine – and spirits – world returns to Bordeaux for the French edition of the exhibition.

Gruppo Campari has agreed to sell Italian winery Enrico Serafino for EUR6.1m (US$6.9M).

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