Mar 31, 2005

/ radico khaitan's 8 pm whisky crosses 3 million mark

8PM whisky, the flagship brand of radico khaitan, the second largest liquor manufacturer in the country, has crossed the three million case mark in fiscal 2004-05...

via expressnewsline

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Mar 26, 2005

/ swc adds 6 millionaire brands to ub fold

acquisition of shaw wallace and co (swc) not only made ub the world’s number 2 spirits company, but also added six millionaire brands to its kitty (a millionaire brand is one which accounts for sales of one million cases or more)...

via financial express

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Mar 24, 2005

/ ub group to buy out deepak roy stake

bangalore: the ub group has said it will pay roughly rs 15 crore to buy out the minority stakeholder, deepak roy, in triumph distillers & vintners ltd (tdv). roy, who is managing director and president of the company, holds 15 per cent stake, while the remaining shares are already with ub...


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Mar 16, 2005

/ spirited swedish whisky lovers make own drop of the hard stuff

Whisky_mackmyraswedes have long been great whisky drinkers, but a group of spirited single malt lovers has set out to prove that the scandinavian country can also make the amber liquid, not just polish it off. founded in 1999 and operational three years later, the world's northernmost whisky distillery, mackmyra (swedish, english site click here), has attracted hundreds of faithful customers who have invested in their own personal cask of of swedish single malt.


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Mar 03, 2005

/ khodays to sign deal to hand over rights

the house of khodays, the indian liquor powerhouse of yesteryears, is close to signing a deal to hand over the marketing, distribution and manufacturing rights of its popular indian made foreign liquor (imfl) brands to a strategic ally on a long-term arrangement.

via, the economic times

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Mar 01, 2005

/ welsh whisky to conquer england

valleys company welsh whisky is toasting a new supply deal, which sees its penderyn single malt being sold in sainsbury's english stores for the first time.

the agreement with the supermarket chain covers 25 london stores.

via icWales

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Feb 28, 2005

/ whiskey in peril in uruguay

uruguayans love their state, a bulky but benign creature that owns everything from telephone lines to oil refineries and bottles its own whiskey. but a new leftist government to be sworn in this week can't afford the paternalism of yesteryear and may open the economy to private participation in ways generations of conservative rule could not, analysts said.

via reuters, swissinfo

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