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Saturday 19 April 2014

UK

Scottish brewer relaunches as Black Wolf Brewery

Scottish brewers, Traditional Scottish Ales, is relaunching as the Black Wolf Brewery.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Is wine best served after dark?

The taste of a wine and its perfect serving conditions could be determined by the light and sounds experienced while drinking it, claim scientists from Oxford University.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Dad refused beer after checkout joke

A father was refused alcohol at a supermarket checkout after an “over zealous” cashier overheard him joking about giving the beer to his young daughter.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 7 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes picks an “incredible” Albariño for Easter, while David Williams recommends an Italian “creditable cheapie” from Aldi.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Hambledon opens door for expansion

English sparkling wine producer Hambledon Vineyard has created the potential to more than double its production by acquiring 46 acres from neighbouring Hampshire estate Meonhill.

Friday, April 11th, 2014 No Comments »

LWF 2014: ‘a make or break year’

June’s London Wine Fair will be “a make or break year” for the the capital’s largest wine trade event, according to its director, Ross Carter.

Friday, April 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Brits prefer ‘big-brand Australian reds’

A Brit’s “perfect bottle” is red, Australian, from a big name brand, has a screw cap, costs on average £5.83 and is bought from a local supermarket, according to a recent survey by Cobevco.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Champagne shipments drop 5.1%

UK Champagne shipments slipped by 5.1% in volume and 3.8% in value last year as the economy continued its recovery.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Liberty hits carbon neutral target

Liberty Wines is claiming to be the first UK wine distributor to become certified as carbon neutral.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Paper wine bottle maker folds

GreenBottle, maker of the world’s first paper wine bottle, has gone into administration just five months after debuting its first line in the US.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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