Carlsberg Sees Worse To Come As Lockdown Hits Sales

Carlsberg said today that worse is still to come after a 7% decline in first quarter sales, as increased beer sales in supermarkets failed to balance the closure of bars and restaurants during the cor


Ireland’s Drink Industry Continues Global Expansion

The US was the largest market for Irish drinks exports in 2019, followed by the UK, France, Germany and Canada, new figures show today.


Heineken Cup Semi-finals Confirmed

Toulouse's dramatic win over Racing 92 means the dates and times for the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals are now confirmed.


Heineken Sees 2019 Profit Growth At Same Pace Of 2018

Heineken, the world's second-largest brewer, said higher beer sales and consumers trading up to more expensive drinks will boost earnings in 2019 after reporting growth in every region last year.


China Demand For Cognac Lifts Remy Cointreau H1 Profits

French spirits group Remy Cointreau delivered higher first-half profits that came above forecasts, helped by demand for its premium cognac in China and by a tight rein on costs.


Father Of Two Jailed For Feeding Them Cakes & Coca-cola

The father of two boys, aged three and four, has been jailed in France for three months for feeding them cakes and Coca-Cola, the children's lawyer said.


‘holy Grail Of Whisky’ Fetches £848,750 At Auction

A bottle of whisky, thought to be the world's most valuable, is estimated to fetch between £700,000 and £900,000 (around €1 million) when it comes up for auction in Edinburgh


Buena Vista Social Club Sequel In The Works

Buena Vista Social Club, the Oscar-nominated 1999 documentary which recorded musician Ry Cooder's re-gathering of a band of Cuban musicians is soon to have a sequel.

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