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Tuesday 9 February 2016

UK

Bolney plans new winery and English wine museum

Bolney Wine Estate is to invest around £1m in a new winery at its Sussex site, as it expands production to around 400k bottles a year.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Moët pop-up school returns to London

Champagne Moët & Chandon’s Moët Academy pop-up is to return to London in March – promising visitors a ‘world preview’ of the house’s soon-to-be-released Grand Vintage Rosé 2008.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

England’s first Albariño hits shelves

Kent winery Chapel Down has released England’s first Albariño, made using grapes from the country’s only commercial vineyard that grows the Spanish variety.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 1 Comment »

Grenache ‘is the next Pinot Noir’

Red grape Grenache is “the next Pinot Noir” and is set to surge in popularity in UK restaurants and bars this year as an affordable alternative, according to one on-trade supplier.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 1 Comment »

Pub closures slowing in the UK

The long demise of the British pub may finally be over, as new figures released today show the rate of pub closures across the UK is beginning to slow.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Scotch trade pushes for tax cut

The Scotch Whisky Association has met British Treasury officials this week to call for a 2% cut in spirits duty.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Think about cancer before drinking – Davies

England’s chief medical officer has urged women to “do as I do” and think about cancer before having a glass of wine.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 6 Comments »

New video makes case for beer duty cut

The campaign for a cut in UK beer duty by the the British brewing and pub trades has stepped up its efforts with the launch of a new video.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

UK retailers face fresh investigation over shelf placements

Britain’s biggest retailers could be discriminating against smaller suppliers by indirectly seeking payments for better shelf positioning, the grocery watchdog has said.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Red Squirrel launches crowdfund drive

English craft brewery Red Squirrel has launched a £500,000 crowdfunding drive to help expand the business.

Monday, February 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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