CAMRA has strengthened its calls for a beer tax cut “hat-trick” as new research reveals that more than 1,000 pubs have been saved by two previous cuts.
Hamish Anderson flags up a “stone-cold bargain” of a 2009 Rioja, while David Williams showcases Mencía – a Spanish red grape that he said is taking the UK by storm.
Kenneth Gundlach, director of the recently liquidated Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited, has been disqualified from running a limited company until 2030.
The wine investment firm with links to APW Asset Management, which stands accused of draining millions from clients, has shut down its website and its employees have disappeared from social media.
Last week, the UK’s first “hip hop” wine shop popped up in Liverpool. Keen to find out more, db caught up with its co-founder, Jake Crimmin.
The mood in Bordeaux is indignant, and the châteaux are laughing at the idea that this year’s en primeur campaign will see prices close to 2008, writes Jean-Marc Quarin.
Starbucks has launched its “evenings” programme in the UK, which will see the coffee chain offer a range of wine and craft beers to customers after 4pm.
A record number of bottles of Scotch were sold at auction in the UK last year, though market leader The Macallan saw its value weaken by 7.5%.
E&J Gallo Winery is inviting customers to have their Twitter activity assessed by a psychoanalyst as part of a campaign for its Apothic Red brand.
Majestic Wine CEO Steve Lewis has stepped down with “immediate effect” as the company moves into a “crucial stage” in its development, it has been announced.
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