English sparkling wine producer Hambledon Vineyard has created the potential to more than double its production by acquiring 46 acres from neighbouring Hampshire estate Meonhill.
June’s London Wine Fair will be “a make or break year” for the the capital’s largest wine trade event, according to its director, Ross Carter.
A Brit’s “perfect bottle” is red, Australian, from a big name brand, has a screw cap, costs on average £5.83 and is bought from a local supermarket, according to a recent survey by Cobevco.
UK Champagne shipments slipped by 5.1% in volume and 3.8% in value last year as the economy continued its recovery.
Liberty Wines is claiming to be the first UK wine distributor to become certified as carbon neutral.
GreenBottle, maker of the world’s first paper wine bottle, has gone into administration just five months after debuting its first line in the US.
Excitement about Tasmania is playing an important role in reinvigorating interest in the Australian wine industry as a whole, according to one producer.
Berry Bros & Rudd is to recreate the iconic Judgment of Paris tasting of 1976 in which wine experts shocked the French wine industry by rating two Californian wines over their French counterparts.
A vodka packaged in a gun-shaped bottle has been found in breach of UK marketing laws for its “inappropriate” links to violence and aggression.
Now that the dust has settled from this year’s Budget, City analysts and commentators are looking beyond the freeze on spirits duties and the abandonment of the alcohol duty escalator.
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