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Monday 28 July 2014

UK

Oddbins extends branded craft beer range

UK wine merchant, Oddbins, has extended its own-brand range of craft beers in a bid to “leverage the growing strength of its brand.”

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 No Comments »

London pubs closing at a ‘shocking’ rate

CAMRA has called on the Mayor of London to give greater protection to pubs in London, revealing that 90 currently close every year.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Waitrose wine site opens as Morrisons’ closes

UK supermarket Waitrose has launched a new online wine site, as competitor Morrisons announced it is to close its standalone wine site and incorporate it into its main site.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Smugglers jailed over £2m alcohol fraud

Two men have been jailed for evading nearly £2 million in alcohol duty by “hijacking” the details of legitimate companies and faking paperwork.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Conviviality buys 26 stores in £1.7m deal

Conviviality Retail Plc has announced its acquisition of 26 Rhythm and Booze stores in a deal worth £1.7 million.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne report 2014: Seizing the initiative

Champagne faces genuine pressure from rising costs, the popularity of sparkling wines and sur latte trading but Project 2030 aims to rectify the situation.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Parliament bans ale with ‘black-faced’ dancers on label

An ale featuring ‘black-faced’ Morris dancers on its label has been banned from the House of Commons amid fear it might cause offence.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 2 Comments »

Winemakers’ Winemaker award 2014

The industry gathered to see Anne-Claude Leflaive become the new recipient of the Winemakers’ Winemaker award recently – a winemaker said to embody a combination of tradition and innovation.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Jamie Goode picks a selection of “sophisticated” sweet wines, while Suzy Atkins recommends some natural wines ahead of London’s RAW Wine Fair.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

LWF to welcome Azerbaijan winemakers

Azerbaijan will be exhibiting at this year’s London Wine Fair for the first time this next month.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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