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30 October, 2014

Wosa opens Hong Kong office

Wines of South Africa (Wosa) has opened a third international office, in Hong Kong.

Bibendum and PLB merge

29 October, 2014

Bibendum Wine has announced that it will merge with drinks importer PLB Group. The union of the two UK drinks companies will form The Bibendum PLB Group.

Spirit France Group has announced it has acquired a majority stake in Armagnac brand Janneau from the Giovinetti family.

Tesco has confirmed that it has been notified by the Serious Fraud Office that it has commenced an investigation into accounting practices at the company.

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Beam Suntory has promoted Rebecca Asseline from Courvoisier UK brand ambassador to global brand ambassador.

Sazerac has assured North American consumers that its Fireball Cinnamon-flavoured whisky is safe to drink after a recall in Scandanavia.

Football legend and global fashion icon, David Beckham, was in Cannes yesterday (October 28) to promote Diageo’s new single grain whisky, Haig Club during the TFWA exhibition.

Kingfisher Beer Europe has tweaked the packaging of Kingfisher for the European market to enhance the brand’s "heritage" and "authenticity".

New limited edition Martell

28 October, 2014

Martell, which claims to be the oldest of the great cognac houses, is celebrating its 300th anniversary with the release of a new limited edition expression, Martell Premier Voyage.

English wine producer Chapel Down has registered a record yield this year, harvesting enough grapes to produce almost a million bottles of wine.

Gruppo Campari has rolled out its Glen Grant 50 Year Old from travel retail to domestic markets.

Mast-Jaegermeister UK has announced it is attempting to tackling the issues of ‘passing off’ and ‘pouring over’.

Bacardi Global Travel Retail will continue its single malt scotch drive with the release of Aultmore next month.

Pernod Ricard unveiled Midleton Very Rare 30th Anniversary Pearl Edition last week, a limited edition release to celebrate three decades of the whiskey.

William Grant & Sons UK has paired Tia Maria with beauty brand Babyliss to recruit 21 to 35 year old female consumers to the liqueur brand.

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