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Monday 30 November 2015


UK world’s biggest exporter of gin

“There is absolutely no reason why our gin trade can’t be as successful as whisky”, believes the UK’s environment secretary Elizabeth Truss, as it is revealed that the UK is the world’s biggest exporter of gin.

Monday, August 10th, 2015 2 Comments »

Great beer facts for International Beer Day

In celebration of International Beer Day, here is a selection of beer factoids from where to find the cheapest pint to the origin of the Red Lion.

Friday, August 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Tea pub trend brewing in London

A trend for pubs specialising in loose-leaf tea and tea-based cocktails has started brewing in London, with two due to open in the capital this year.

Friday, August 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Beer supports air ambulance charity

Pub goers in the west of England will soon be able to support the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity with a new beer.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Chase to sell vodka to the Russians

Herefordshire-based Chase Distillery has signed a distribution deal to sell its potato vodka in Russia in the first deal of its kind for an English vodka brand.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Huge fake vodka factory raided

An illegal alcohol factory containing 130,000 litres of “potentially toxic” fake vodka has been raided by UK police.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

Enotria buys Coe Vintners

UK wine distributor Enotria has announced the acquisition of another UK merchant, Coe Vintners.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Woolf Sung seeking £1m investment

Fine wine merchant Woolf Sung is targeting private equity firms and big banks for contributions to a million-pound expansion fund, its founder has revealed.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Wines that are suited to summer snacking seem to be occupying the minds of UK wine writers this week, as barbecue-appropriate reds and picnic-perfect whites dominate our roundup.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

US the ‘most attractive’ wine market

The US is the world’s “most attractive” wine market while China has fallen out of the top five according to a new Wine Intelligence report.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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