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Sunday 14 February 2016

UK

Diageo out of ‘hall of shame’

UK drinks giant Diageo has been removed from the ‘Hall of Shame’ after taking steps to speed up payments to small businesses.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Number of UK pubs protected by ACV status doubles

The number of English pubs listed as an Asset of Community Value has doubled in the past six months, taking the total number to 1,200.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol poisoning hospital admissions double

The number of people in the UK admitted to hospital for alcohol poisoning has doubled in the last six years according to new figures.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Spirits outpace grocery sales in run up to Christmas

UK shoppers spent £200 million on spirits in the first two weeks of December, up £7m on the same period last year, while spend on other groceries has declined.

Monday, December 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s ends year on £2.5m high

Sotheby’s fine wine department ended the year on a £2.5 million high note after a two-day sale in London.

Friday, December 18th, 2015 No Comments »

UK gin sales break £1bn for the first time

Brits are expected to drink 29 million litres of gin in 2015 with sales breaking £1 billion for the first time, up 25% since 2012.

Friday, December 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Bonhams to sell pipe of ’63 Port

Bonhams’ first sale of the 2016 season will feature several hundred bottles of one of the “truly great” vintage Ports of the 20th century – the 1963.

Friday, December 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Berry Bros & Rudd posts £11.3m loss

Berry Bros & Rudd has reported pre-tax losses of £11.3m – but says the business is on the “right track” for its long-term health.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

William Grant CEO to step down

William Grant & Sons’ chief executive Stella David is stepping down as CEO, effective at the end of February 2016.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

BULLDOG gin makes first UK promo push

Bulldog London Dry Gin, which claims to be the world’s fastest-growing premium gin brand, is making its first concerted promotional drive in the UK going in to 2016.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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