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Tuesday 23 September 2014

UK

Parents overestimate underage drinking

Parents “significantly overestimate” the extent and frequency of underage drinking, according to a recent poll by AB InBev UK.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

UK Great Sherry Festival announced

Independent wine merchants are being called upon to take part in the UK’s Great Sherry Festival in October.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

WSTA calls for further cut to UK duty

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is calling on the UK government to cut alcohol duty by a “modest” 2% in the 2015 budget.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Sick’ death row restaurant suspended

A death row themed pop-up restaurant event has been suspended after its organisers were met with a barrage of complaints.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 2 Comments »

The six types of bartender

Bartending is much like the French Foreign Legion: both challenging lifestyles, attracting a disparate and, let’s face it, occasionally shady, bunch of characters.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Heineken sells off 111 ‘star’ pubs

Heineken has confirmed the sale of 111 of its “star” pubs to the UK-based pub chain Admiral Taverns.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sparkling wine buoys UK drinks market

Sparkling wine was the only alcoholic drinks category to enjoy double-digit growth in the UK in the last 12 months according to a report released today.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

English sparkler expands range

One of the newest faces on the English sparkling wine scene, Ambriel, is launching its first blanc de noirs expression onto the market this week.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

AB InBev eyes £75bn SABMiller takeover

AB InBev is preparing to secure funds of up to £75 billion (US$122bn) to buy rival UK brewer SABMiller, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Yes’ wins ballot beer referendum

The Yes campaign has achieved a triumphant victory among craft beer fans just days before the polls open in the Scottish independence referendum.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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