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Saturday 1 August 2015

UK

Ryanair bans duty-free alcohol on Ibiza flights

Ryanair has banned passengers from taking duty-free alcohol onboard flights from the UK to Ibiza to improve the “comfort and safety” of passengers and crew.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Own label spirits fly high

Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

New brand toasts gin’s northern heritage

Manchester is due to become the latest English city to boast its own gin with the launch of Thomas Dakin Gin, named in honour of an 18th century gin pioneer.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

US firm snaps up European breweries

US-based animal nutrition firm Alltech has announced the purchase of an Irish and a British craft brewery as part of a major expansion to strengthen its presence in Europe.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bar staff could spread public health message

Bartenders, waiting staff and sommeliers could be called upon to help communicate key messages on public health, a government-funded report has suggested.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Krug partners with The Ritz

Champagne Krug has partnered with The Ritz London to offer guests a tasting flight on the terrace throughout August.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Hilltop Neszmély signs with PLB

PLB has announced it is to be the exclusive distributor of Hungarian winery, Hilltop Neszmély, in the UK off-trade.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Brown-Forman’s ‘vision’ for US whiskey

Brown-Forman, the world’s biggest American whiskey producer, has revealed its new “vision” for the category in the UK.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

US student jailed for poisoning classmate

An American student has been sentenced to three years in jail for poisoning a classmate by lacing his wine with methanol.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

UK sparkling wine industry takes off

Sales of sparkling wine produced in the UK have more than doubled since 2010, rising to £6 million in 2014 from £2.9m in 2010.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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