Tag Archives: Milan

• Top 10 Billionaires In The Liquor Industry

Top 10 Billionaires In The Liquor Industry

Forbes magazine releases the lists of the world’s billionaires, including those who have made their money in the liquor industry. These super-rich tycoons tend to enjoy topnotch wines and other alcoholic beverages to celebrate their success. Jorge Paulo Lemann, who used to be a banker, found fortune in the alcohol business. He is now the […]

• Gruppo Campari vigilant after sales lose sparkle

Gruppo Campari vigilant after sales lose sparkle

Italian drinks company Gruppo Campari (CPRI.MI) expects its key domestic market to show flat or declining sales this year, after the euro zone sovereign debt crisis depressed consumption in the fourth quarter of last year. The owner of the eponymous red aperitif, Skyy vodka and Glen Grant whisky told the Reuters Food and Agriculture Summit […]

• And The Winner Is! Vintage Wine! 2011 Color of the Year

And The Winner Is! Vintage Wine! 2011 Color of the Year

Benjamin Moore’s color designers are forecasting vintage wine as Envision Color 2011’s Color of the Year. First seen on the fashion runways of New York, Paris, and Milan, this rich hue with a deep brown base and a hint of smoky violet is just as magnificent in the home. As an undertone in many of […]

• Rise in Campari Sales As Consumers Buy More Spirits

Davide Campari-Milano SpA, the maker of Wild Turkey bourbon, said sales and earnings increased in the first nine months of the year, aided by demand for spirits brands including Skyy vodka. Revenue rose 14 percent to 794.9 million euros ($1.09 billion), driven by “good consumption momentum across key brand and market combinations, especially spirits,” the […]

• Prosecco is so yesterday. Franciacorta, the Italian sparkling wine you'll be hearing more about

Prosecco is so yesterday. Franciacorta, the Italian sparkling wine you'll be hearing more about

Franciacorta – Italy’s little known sparkling wine – rivals champagne in taste and quality, but not price. Mark it down for your next Italy travel. Franciacorta is a wine production zone similar to Chianti or Valpolicella. The picturesque area is in the province of Brescia, midway between Verona and Milan. It has lush rolling hills […]

• If you're not a beer drinker, you might want to start now: Sexy Beer the New Viagra

If you're not a beer drinker, you might want to start now: Sexy Beer the New Viagra

Bavarian Brewery Claims to Spice Up Sex Lives With a New Erotic Beer. Jürgen Hopf fits the stereotype of a Bavarian beer-maker, with his traditional felt hat, rosy cheeks, and proudly protruding beer-belly. But Hopf has given Germany’s favorite drink an unlikely twist, creating libido-enhancing beer. And the potion which he created almost seven years […]