Rum, Guns And Tea: Unfazed Floridians Don’t Let Irma Dampen Spirits

As veterans of at least half a dozen hurricanes, Steve and Sarah Griffin knew exactly how to cope when Irma bore down on their Clearwater, Florida, home: host an impromptu party for friends who had ev


Guinness Nigeria Targets Volume Market To Revive Profits

Brewer Guinness Nigeriais shifting its focus from premium brands to the"lower end" volume market in order to boost sales and reviveprofits, it said in its rights issue share offer prospectus.


Israeli Taxman Seeks $45 Million From Coca Cola Over Royalties: Report

Israel's Tax Authority wants Coca-Cola to pay some 160 million shekels ($45 million) in taxes on royalties that the global beverage giant receives from its local franchise for use of the brand name in


Diageo To Buy George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila For Up To $1 Billion

Diageo Plc (DGE.L) has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos for up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits maker seeks to lift its presence in a high-growth market.


Brief-reyes Holdings Expands Footprint In U.s. Coca-cola System By Adding Territory In California And Nevada

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Heineken Targets Global Leadership With New Zero Alcohol Beer

Dutch brewer Heineken (HEIN.AS) has launched a non-alcoholic version of its namesake beer with the aim of becoming the global leader in a part of the market growing faster than the average.


South Africa’s Distell To Buy 75 Pct Stake In Cruz Vodka

South African wine andspirits maker Distell Group said on Monday it would buya 75 percent stake in the Cruz Vodka brand from Blue Sky BrandCompany.


Mexico Tequila Maker Has A Shot At Turning Agave Waste Into Fuel

By Sophie HaresTEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of Mexico's most famous tequila companies, Herradura, hopes to turn into fuel the th


Mexico’s Jose Cuervo’s fourth-quarter profit down 49 percent despite sales spike

Higher agave prices weighed on fourth quarter profits at Mexico's Jose Cuervo which slumped 48.5 percent year-on-year even though the world's biggest tequila maker reported a 52.4 percent spike in rev


China the promised land for South African wine makers

South African tycoon Koos Bekker sells wine from his vineyard all over the world, but a small detail offers a clue as to where his priorities may lie - all the bottles are labeled in Mandarin.

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