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Wednesday, 25.11.2015, 02:10
Latvia's Aldaris brewery will launch "Chocolate stout" of limited edition, just 20,000 bottles will be released for retail, developing the business strategy started a couple of years ago, focusing in premium class beer, the company informed LETA.
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Foreign tourists bought 7.5 million liters of absolute alcohol in Estonia in 2014, of which 6.2 million liters was taken outside of the country, alcohol market's yearbook shows, cites LETA/BNS.
Amber Beverage Group, which is the largest wines and spirits company in the Baltic countries, has added Arínzano to its fine wine portfolio, following parent company SPI Group’s recent acquisition of the estate in northern Spain for its new luxury wine division, reports BC the group’s press service.
According to Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas the best way to fight against the overconsumption of alcohol is to implement a high alcohol excise duty and therefore raise the price of alcohol, and another thing that helps is the sector's self-regulation, informs BNS/LETA.
The Tallinn city government on November 4th approved a bill according to which public advertisements of alcohol, tobacco and express loans will be banned in the city, informs LETA.
Estonian Ministry of Justice presented on October 27th proposals aimed to reduce repetitive drunk driving cases; the plan is to toughen punishments and to make it compulsory for a drunk driver to pass a corresponding rehabilitation programme, reports LETA.
An Euromonitor forecast refers to the fact that Estonians spend more and more money on alcohol, LETA/Postimees Online reports.