Global alcohol consumption is expected to increase by 2.9% this year, according to new IWSR projections. Martin Green reports.

AB InBev reported a 4% revenue increase in Q3 after enjoying surging sales in Brazil, Mexico and the United States.

Heineken has reported a 52.5% decline in first-half earnings after the Covid-19 pandemic took a toll on its on-trade business.

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Brazil-based arm AmBev and E. León Jimenes which owns 83.5% of Cervecería Nacional Dominicana (CND) are to form a 'strategic alliance' in the Caribbean.

County Cork-based hotel, Longueville House, has launched a premium cider to the Irish market.

Heineken has declared an intention to increase its share in a brewery in Haiti to 95%.

Lanson International has launched Lanson Extra Age Rosé to global markets.

Laithwaites, the international wine mail-order company, has released Van Ruiten Old Vine Zinfandel 2008 from California.

Prowein organiser Messe Düsseldorf has announced record attendance figures for the show held this week, 27-29 March 2011.

South African winery Linton Park has announced the launch of The Rhino of Linton Park range.

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