Recently a stringent alcohol marketing ban has been introduced in Turkey. Food & Drink contributor Cathy Huyghe describes in how Turkish wineries circumvent the new regulations. Miss Huyghe takes the stance that the current regulations are an unfair threat to the burgeoning wine business. The four tactics described are Word of Mouth, Selling Direct Read More →


In Finland, the 2015 ban on alcohol marketing, as well as the recently introduced restrictions on social media marketing, have become a point of debate. The debate was sparked over an incident surrounding blog posts about Beer Expo Finland 2014, which had to drop the word whisky.


14 September 2014 The government of Cambodia has introduced restrictions for broadcasted alcohol advertisements, in an effort to ‘reduce the number of fatalities resulting from drunk driving.’ Going into effect on October first, television and radio stations will be prohibited from broadcasting alcohol advertisements between 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., according to the Ministry of Read More →


8 September 2014 Alcohol industry magazine ads reminding consumers to “drink responsibly” or “enjoy in moderation” fail to convey basic public health information, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Nine out of 10 encourage responsibility; none provide real information about what that means.