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Gordon Ramsay goes for a grand slam

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Ramsay aims for the culinary grand slam: Michelin star restaurants in the major capitals of the world

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US winemakers challenged by imports

Published:  23 July, 2008

US: European imports gain a share of the super and ultra premium segments

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Fall in alcohol advertising compliance

Published:  23 July, 2008

Alcohol advertising compliance this year has fallen slightly this year but more than 95% of all ads still comply with industry standards.

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All alcohol types can trigger cancer

Published:  23 July, 2008

It makes no difference whether a woman drinks wine - red or white - beer or spirits - it is the alcohol itself and the quantity consumed that is likely to trigger the onset of cancer.

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Foster's Chairman Retires

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Fosters's boss Frank Swan is retiring at the end of next month.

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Smoking ban boosts business at All Bar One

Published:  23 July, 2008

In force now for 11 weeks, the English smoking ban is - as expected - good for business, reports Mitchells & Butlers.

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Froggatt to step down in November

Published:  23 July, 2008

Tony Froggatt, CEO of Scottish and Newcastle, has announced his departure, after five years in the top job.

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Sainsbury's rules at Retail Industry Awards

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Sainsbury's enjoyed a fantastic night of success at the Retail Industry Awards ceremony held on September 27 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel picking up the overall Supermarket of the Year prize as well as being named Off-Licence of the Year.

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Seasonal change for Nederburg Auction

Published:  23 July, 2008

This year's Nederburg Auction in Paarl, South Africa, is taking place this week - the first time it has been held in the autumn (springtime locally).

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Soft drinks group's profits up by 8%

Published:  23 July, 2008

AG Barr, the soft drinks group whose brands include Irn-Bru, Tizer, and Strathmore Water, has announced a pre-tax profits rise of 8% for the six months ending July 28.

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Malibu pumps up the volume with Soundclash

Published:  23 July, 2008

Malibu is to host another series of Soundclash DJ battles.

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Drought hits Australia's grape yields

Published:  23 July, 2008

Australia: Australia's drought-hit 2008 grape harvest is likely to be down by 800,000 to 1.3m tones.

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Palandri appoints Russian agent

Published:  23 July, 2008

Margaret River-based producer Palandri Wines has appointed Svargo JSC as its agent for the Russian Federation.

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Tasmania wins Commnwealth grant

Published:  23 July, 2008

Australia: A Commonweatlth grant worth nearly one million AUS Dollars (433,000) could help Tasmania's sparkling and Pinot Noir producers.

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Hotel du Vin sale hit by debt market problems

Published:  23 July, 2008

Entrepreneur Richard Balfour Lynn has cancelled the sale of his Hotel du Vin and Malmaison hotel chains due to the recent turmoil in the financial markets.

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Consumers ready to accept light-weight bottles

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: The fact that most consumers consider the weight of a bottle to be unimportant signals the industry can move towards lighter-weight packaging

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Wine drinkers still prefer glass

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: Despite industry efforts to introduce increasingly environmentally friendly packaging, most consumers still opt for glass

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Wal-Mart to carbon check suppliers

Published:  23 July, 2008

US retail giant Wal-Mart is to ask 68,000 suppliers to provide information about their emissions footprint.

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Hillebrand to sponsor WOSA charity party

Published:  23 July, 2008

Logistics giant JF Hillebrand is to sponsor next month's "Mega Party", aimed at raising money for South Africa's Pebbles Project charity.

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Strong growth leads Campo Viejo to rerun ad campaign

Published:  23 July, 2008

Spanish brand Campo Viejo is to bring back its colourful "Pablo" advertising campaign on the back of double-growth.

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