India allows liquor stores to reopen during new phase of coronavirus lockdown

Liquor stores across India reopened this morning after the country moved into a new phase of its coronavirus lockdown.

Liquor stores deemed "essential" businesses in several US states

Liquor stores will be permitted to remain open in New York, New Jersey and California during the coronavirus pandemic after they were declared “essential businesses”.

California wineries continue to operate as "essential businesses" while retail sales soar

The Wine Institute of California has argued that wineries are an “essential business” and should be allowed to maintain operations during a lockdown.

LIWF move to Monday for 2013

London International Wine Trade Fair organiser, Brintex, has announced that the 2013 show will now start on the Monday, May 20 instead of the usual Tuesday. The three-day show will therefore finish on the Wednesday, May 22.

Diageo appoints Menezes to the board

Ivan Menezes has been appointed to the Diageo board as an executive director with effect from July 2.

Beam floats in Fortune Brands break up

US Spirits company Fortune Brands today begun trading as Beam on the New York stock exchange, following the separation of its businesses.