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Saturday 29 August 2015

UK

Hilltop Neszmély signs with PLB

PLB has announced it is to be the exclusive distributor of Hungarian winery, Hilltop Neszmély, in the UK off-trade.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Brown-Forman’s ‘vision’ for US whiskey

Brown-Forman, the world’s biggest American whiskey producer, has revealed its new “vision” for the category in the UK.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

US student jailed for poisoning classmate

An American student has been sentenced to three years in jail for poisoning a classmate by lacing his wine with methanol.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

UK sparkling wine industry takes off

Sales of sparkling wine produced in the UK have more than doubled since 2010, rising to £6 million in 2014 from £2.9m in 2010.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Should pubs charge non-customers to use toilets?

A pub landlord has started charging non-customers £1 to use his toilet after being slapped with a £400 bill for blockages.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Hot weather threatens craft beer hops

A drought in the US and a heatwave in Central Europe are threatening this year’s hop harvests, putting craft beer production in jeopardy.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

West Sussex vineyard now open for weddings

Highdown Vineyard has become the first vineyard in West Sussex where wine lovers can tie the knot after winning a licence from the local country council.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A “rich and exotic” Argentine Pinot Grigio, “super-charged” pink Cava and a smattering of German Rieslings were the pick of the bunch in the UK press this week.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo needs to ‘show direction’

When Ivan Menezes unveils Diageo’s results at the end of this month, investors and analysts will be more interested in what he has to say about the group’s direction than its achievements in the past 12 months.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Government spent £70K on wine last year

The UK government splashed out over £70,000 on replenishing its wine cellar last year, with spending up 15% on 2013.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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