Tesco has suspended three executives – including its director for beer, wine and spirits – as part of an investigation into a £250 million profit overestimation.
The Campaign for Real Ale has been accused of ‘beer sexism’ after a leaflet featuring corset-clad models was distributed around UK universities.
A UK pub chain has been fined £33,000 after a toddler fell through railings and into its basement.
Oddbins has increased its focus on German wines to raise awareness of the country’s more interesting styles, emphasising it’s “not all about Riesling”.
UK sparkling wine sales shot up by £70 million last year, making it the country’s fastest growing alcoholic drink category.
Members of the drinks trade have been invited to raise a toast of Australian wine to celebrate the life of Yvonne May at an event in December.
An “electrifying” Sauvignon Blanc, a selection of wines to serve with squid and a great value Bordeaux from the “exceptional” 2009 vintage make it into this week’s roundup.
The number of UK wine producers has more than doubled during the last two years, based on new businesses registered with HM Revenue & Customs.
The positive impacts of pubs in rural communities have been shown to be worth around £100K to local economies, according to a recent study.
Stellenbosch producer Kleine Zalze has introduced a new range called Cleefs, which is targeted at the UK independent sector.
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