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Wednesday 1 April 2015

UK

Trade hits back at Labour health plans

The UK drinks trade has responded to claims that voluntary industry and government partnerships to tackle excessive drinking have failed.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 1 Comment »

Australian Vintage creates UK comms role

Wine producer Australian Vintage has brought UK press operations in-house, appointing Wibke Carter to the role of communications manager UK.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Alliance Wine buys importer Rhone to Rioja

Alliance Wine has completed its purchase of specialist agent and importer Rhone to Rioja.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks industry lags behind FMCGs

Weak supply chain partnerships are holding back the drinks trade from responding to demand for new and more varied products, argues one industry expert.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Q&A: Louise Boddington, Crown Cellars

Louise Boddington, wine buyer for Crown Cellars, the specialist wine and spirits division of Carlsberg UK, reveals her predictions for the world of wine in 2015.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

US bartender wins Beefeater contest

Beefeater Gin has announced USA’s Brandon Phillips as the MIXLDN Global Bartender Champion, following three days of competition in London.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade reports Christmas cheer

While the UK’s major off-trade outlets reported challenging conditions over Christmas, the on-trade enjoyed a 2.8% like-for-like sales increase.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine lovers miss out on fall in inflation

While the recent drop in the rate of consumer inflation in the UK has been widely welcomed, wine drinkers have not reaped the benefits.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Cotswolds Distillery heads for New York

A UK distillery has joined a growing band of English producers who are turning their focus to exports, with a deal that will see its gin sold in the US.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Winemakers launch UK import company

Cellar of Knowledge, a wine import company specialising in labels produced by top French winemaking academies, has launched in the UK.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

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