This week in spirits & wine

This week in spirits & wine

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.

Treasury Wine Estates has followed its "reset" year in 2015 with a strong set of results for fiscal-2016.

Today, Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) said its full-year net profits more than doubled, with net sales jumping by 20%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered company's performance by region:

California's wine trade body, The Wine Institute, is to close its UK office after "severe cuts" to its government funding.

The Wine Institute is to close its Hong Kong office and move Asia operations to China as it enacts a new strategy to divert diminishing funds into wine's emergent nations.

A desire for convenience will continue to drive global beverage trends as consumers look to new formats and e-commerce, a new report has said.

Pernod Ricard has blocked an attempt by the owner of rum brand Ron Matusalem to trademark the phrase 'Matusalem The Spirit Of Cuba Libre' in Australia.

The Global Travel Retail channel proved a struggle for the spirits category last year, according to figures released this week.

Distell has produced a virtual reality video for its Amarula liqueur brand that highlights its African provenance.