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Thursday 3 September 2015

UK

Majestic could scrap six-bottle minimum

UK retailer Majestic Wine is considering scrapping the minimum purchase rule in its stores in a bid to improve its performance after revealing plummeting profits.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Aldi Shmaldi! Bargain Booze fights back

Off-licence chain Bargain Booze is fighting back against discount supermarkets with an advertising campaign that takes aim at Aldi.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Gary Lineker’s cellar raided by thieves

Football pundit, Gary Lineker, has revealed that builders stole a large amount of wine from his cellar during refurbishment work.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer man Humphreys awarded MBE

Robert Humphreys, who served as honorary secretary of the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group for 21 years, has been awarded an MBE.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 1 Comment »

Prosecco recalled after bottles shatter

The Wine Society has issued a full recall of one of its Prosecco brands after reports of bottles spontaneously shattering in its members’ wine racks.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Delicate Provençal rosés, a smattering of English wines, an Austrian red and a sweet Monbazillac – this week’s UK press roundup is a mixed bag.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Top London bars to visit on World Gin Day

This Saturday is World Gin Day, so we thought it was only right to round-up the best bars in London in which to toast the event with a perfectly shaken Martini.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Cider stretching influence outside the UK

Cider will grow around 5% annually for the next five years thanks to the category strengthening its position in the US, Australia and South Africa, a market report has said.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Nyetimber launches limited edition Waterloo bottle

English sparkling winery Nyetimber is commemorating the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo with a limited edition bottling.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer flows at BBC as bar tab is revealed

Peroni rules the roost in the function rooms and at the office parties of the BBC, as the corporation’s alcohol bill for 2014 is made public.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 No Comments »

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