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Wednesday 1 July 2015

UK

Fighting Cocks pub is offensive to chickens

A group of animal rights activists is calling upon a historic UK pub to change its name from the Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, claiming it is offensive to chickens.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 3 Comments »

Travellers win pub ban discrimination case

A group of Irish travellers have been awarded £24,000 in compensation after they were banned from entering a Wetherspoon pub in north London.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Cocktail chain’s £13m buyout signals expansion

Cocktail chain The Alchemist is set to open more sites across the UK after the completion of a £13 million management buyout.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

D’Issan celebrates UK-Bordeaux links

Château d’Issan invited prominent members of the UK trade to Westminster Abbey last night to commemorate the days when Bordeaux was English.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

UK online drinks market sees huge growth

The UK e-commerce sector for beer, wine and spirits is seeing exceptional growth in 2015, rising “several hundred percent”, research has claimed.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade needs to tap into wine’s ‘romantic’ side

Wine retailers need to tap into the romance of wine and the beautiful places it’s made rather than bombarding consumers with tasting notes, says one key commentator.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

UK wine market is ‘toxic’

The trend for deep discounting in the race to the bottom has created a “toxic” UK wine market, according to one key merchant.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 4 Comments »

Pol to launch ‘08 blanc de blancs

Pol Roger is preparing to launch its “best ever” blanc de blancs, the 2008 vintage, in the UK in the next few weeks.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Brewdog ‘deserves consumer backlash’

Craft beer drinkers are right to begin criticising controversial producer Brewdog as it continues to snap up market share, a drinks analyst has said.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 15 Comments »

Top UK sommeliers ready for battle

The 12 finalists who will compete for the title Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2015 have been announced ahead of the final stage of the competition next month.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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