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Diageo rum plant construction begins

Published:  07 May, 2009

Diageo has broken the ground on the construction of a state-of-the-art rum distillery in the US Virgin Islands.

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How the British pub has survived is "remarkable."

Published:  07 May, 2009

In the present economic climate and the difficulties the public house trade has had to endure over the past few years the survival of the community pub is "nothing short of remarkable" comes the verdict of a new market report.

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WSTA slams research

Published:  07 May, 2009

The wine trade's main representative body has criticised the findings of a research study that raises fears about alcohol consumption in several sections of society.

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Carlsberg targets cost savings

Published:  07 May, 2009

Danish brewer Carlsberg has said it will focus on reducing costs to ride out the uncertain and challenging market conditions prevailing in the beer industry.

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Chilean blends acclaimed in blind tasting

Published:  07 May, 2009

Chilean wines have held their own in a blind tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon blends in London, attended by sommeliers, journalists, wine buyers and Masters of Wine.

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Potential for growth in India's whisky market

Published:  06 May, 2009

Rijak Rekhi president of India's United Spirits told the World Whisky Conference that he expected volume sales growth of 17% this year and talked of significant potential for growth in the whisky trade in India.

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Wolfblass strikes cricket sponsorship deal

Published:  06 May, 2009

Australian wine brand Wolf Blass has struck a television sponsorship deal for the major cricket events of the summer.

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New website for Thierry's

Published:  06 May, 2009

The UK's largest independent importer of French wines is to launch a new website.

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InterContinental Brands Ltd appoints new managing director

Published:  06 May, 2009

John Mills senior vice president of European sales at Constellation Europe has been appointed as new managing director at InterContinental Brands Ltd.

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Binge drinking increases among women

Published:  06 May, 2009

More women are binge drinking, according to a report commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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Foster's EMEA makes management changes

Published:  06 May, 2009

Foster's EMEA has announced management changes, with Richard Trimby transferring from commercial director for Continental Europe to the position of marketing director EMEA and Global Brands Rosemount and Lindemans.

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Fortune manages to keep spirits up

Published:  05 May, 2009

Jim Beam owner Fortune Brands saw net sales drop by 20% in the first quarter of 2009, to $1.4 billion - but the spirits division buoyed the company's figures with a relatively modest fall of just 3%.

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Winery seeks "lifestyle correspondent"

Published:  05 May, 2009

A Sonoma winery is offering $10,000 a month and free accommodation to a "lifestyle correspondent" who can report on its activities.

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Recession pushes producers to 'new limits' - report

Published:  05 May, 2009

The last quarter of 2008 was the worst in living memory for wine producers, according to a report by a Californian bank providing commercial banking services to the industry.

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Restaurant insolvencies rise by 70%

Published:  05 May, 2009

Restaurant insolvencies have risen by 70% for the first three months of this year, but the amount of pub closures has reduced, new research shows.

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Ara appoints UK BDM

Published:  05 May, 2009

Winegrowers of Ara, the premium Marlborough producer, has appointed Julie Williams to the newly created position of business development manager for the UK and mainland Europe.

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Drinkaware UK expands its team

Published:  05 May, 2009

Drinkaware, the UK charity which aims to reduce alcohol is expanding their team in order to help the organisation spread the message about responsible drinking.

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Critics May 1 -3

Published:  05 May, 2009

What the critics in the press have to say this week.

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Irish deal for First Cape

Published:  01 May, 2009

Brand Phoenix has appointed the Irish arm of Pink Elephant wine firm 10 International to handle sales of its First Cape brand in the country.

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Penfolds releases 2004 Grange

Published:  01 May, 2009

Penfolds has released the 2009 instalment in its ongoing Luxury & Icon Australian fine wine range.

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