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MUMBAI, March 18- Women who drink, long portrayed as less than respectable by Bollywood movies and still wary of entering most watering holes, are becoming big business in socially conservative India.
March 6- Worldwide demand for its Jack Daniel's whiskey helped U.S. distiller Brown-Forman Corp to beat Wall Street profit estimates for a third consecutive quarter, and the company said full-year sales would rise. Brown-Forman also reported a surge in sales of whiskey to Russia and other emerging markets over the last nine months.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- Sprits companies sold 3 percent more liquor in 2012 in the United States than in 2011, fueled by flavored drinks and a big thirst for Irish whiskey and single malt Scotch, an industry trade group said on Wednesday.