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Cellar acquisition for Gosset

Published:  09 August, 2009

Champagne house Gosset is to move its headquarters to newly-acquired premises in Epernay.

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Ty Nant firm takes Viru stake

Published:  09 August, 2009

The Italian owner of Ty Nant spring water has bought a stake in the British owner of an Estonian beer brand.

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Casillero del Diablo add 50cl bottles to its portfolio

Published:  07 August, 2009

For those who are consuming and spending less in the recession, and responsible drinking at the forefront of the trade debate, Casillero del Diablo has launched a range of 50cl bottles to its portfolio.

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Quilon gets Wine Spectator approval

Published:  07 August, 2009


Michelin-starred south Indian restaurant, Quilon, has picked up an Award of Excellence from American wine bible the Wine Spectator for its 128-bin wine list.

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Campari says market conditions easing

Published:  06 August, 2009

The Italian drinks group Campari says economic conditions eased in the second quarter of the year leading to a 2.5% organic sales growth to €441.8 million, for the half-year to June 30.

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Local brews buck the recession

Published:  06 August, 2009

Sales of locally-produced ales are soaring in the on-trade, according to the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA).

 

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Cocktail push for Licor 43

Published:  06 August, 2009

The Spanish liqueur brand Licor 43 is embarking on an on-trade push in the UK market with a cocktail booklet featuring the drink in 43 recipes.

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Berberana launches Carta de Plata

Published:  05 August, 2009

Berberana has added Carta de Plata to its portfolio - a new mid-priced 'popular premium' wine.

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Currency changes knock Zubrowka producer

Published:  05 August, 2009

Zubrowka vodka producer CEDC saw net profit fall by 18% in the three months to June 30, driven primarily by adverse currency movements.

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Cost savings boost Carlsberg profits

Published:  05 August, 2009

Improved efficiencies helped Danish brewer Carlsberg post a 26% increase in like-for-like operating profit in the first six months of 2009.

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Bibendum picks up Roux

Published:  04 August, 2009

Bibendum has bolstered its Burgundy portfolio with the addition of St-Aubin-based firm, Domaine Roux Père et Fils.

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W&M consults on job cuts

Published:  04 August, 2009

Scotch whisky producer Whyte & Mackay is undertaking a "major review" of its operations which it says could lead to the loss of 85 jobs in Scotland.

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Arniston Bay moves distribution to Percy Fox

Published:  04 August, 2009

Arniston Bay has moved its distribution to Percy Fox following the end of Ehrmanns' partnership with the Company of Wine People and its buy out by Global Vintners.

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Balvenie in link with Slow Food

Published:  04 August, 2009

The Balvenie has become the first Scotch whisky producer to become a supporting member of the Slow Food organisation.

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Wines in the press - July 31- August 2

Published:  04 August, 2009

The Guardian

Victoria Moore is visiting the Romanée-Conti DRC, vineyards where she says, "in scale, everything is tiny".

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Wines in the press - July 31- August 2

Published:  04 August, 2009

The Guardian

Victoria Moore is visiting the Romanée-Conti DRC, vineyards where she says, "in scale, everything is tiny".

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Rexam closes Dmitrov plant

Published:  03 August, 2009

Rexam Beverage Can Europe & Asia will close its Dmitrov plant near Moscow because of a reduction in demand due to the recession.

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Committee to consider Scotch inquiry

Published:  03 August, 2009

A Scottish Parliament committee has said it will consider a call for an inquiry into the Scotch whisky industry.

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Wood's 100 recognise armed forces in summer campaign

Published:  31 July, 2009

Wood's 100, the premium dark rum is recognising the heritage and courage of Britain's armed forces by launching a summer campaign to discover "what makes a modern day hero".

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MPs say alcohol guidelines should be reviewed

Published:  30 July, 2009

MPs on the Commons Public Committee have released a report stating the Government should consider whether the current safe drinking and alcohol unit guidelines are "fit for purpose." 

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