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Friday 28 August 2015

UK

Top 10 wines in the UK press

An Australian Tempranillo that would “put a number of Riojas to shame” and a selection of “seriously good” wines from Chile feature in this week’s round up.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Naked launches ‘text for wine’ service

Naked Wines has launched a “text for wine” service for its customers – the “first of its kind” in the trade.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

BBR to release new book

UK fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd is to launch a new book to complement its Wine School courses.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco shuts down online wine community

Tesco has announced the closure of its online wine community in order to focus instead on promoting its in-store and online wine offering – much to the dismay of its members.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 2 Comments »

Stolen wolf belongs to Rolling Stone relation

A stuffed Arctic wolf stolen in a drunken prank last weekend belongs to a granddaughter of one of the Rolling Stones it has been reported.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Bedlam rides high on craft beer wave

One of the UK’s many young craft breweries has launched its first kegged offering in the form of a German-style Pilsner as it embarks on an ambitious expansion drive.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn reaches investment target

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has reached its £3 million “BeerBond” investment target to help build a new brewery.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Beaujolais targets Irish market

Inter Beaujolais is to continue its marketing campaign in the UK next year which will also target the Republic of Ireland for the first time as well.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Quinine gin steps up malaria fight

A new gin is celebrating the spirit’s historic role in keeping the British Empire healthy by using quinine as an ingredient and supporting a charity that fights malaria.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco sales up 72% in UK off-trade

Sales of Prosecco increased 72% by value in the UK off-trade in the last year, beating Champagne which saw sales dip by 1.2%, according to figures by IRI.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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