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Monday 22 December 2014

UK

UK government pushes low abv wine

A UK health minister has called for greater flexibility in tax arrangements to allow for an escalation in the cost of wine based on alcoholic strength.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade sees 20th month of growth

UK on-trade sales rose again in November, but it was food rather than drink driving this growth, with London considerably more buoyant than the rest of the country.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Skin Côntact’ ready to rock wine trade

The UK wine trade’s top musical talent has joined forces with Côtes du Rhône Wines to host a one-off charity gig next year.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Wetherspoon pulls Heineken from UK pubs

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has pulled all Heineken products from its 926 pubs in the UK after a row over supply to a single pub in Ireland.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Report slams trade’s influence on policy

The alcohol industry’s ability to shape alcohol policy nationally and globally needs to be “curtailed” because of a fundamental conflict of interest.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Molson Coors to shut UK brewery

Molson Coors UK has announced the closure of its brewery in Hampshire, putting 100 jobs at risk.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Camra slams planning loopholes

CAMRA has announced that 600 pubs are now listed as having community value, but says the government is not doing enough to protect public houses.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 65s stingiest with party wines

Consumers aged 65 and over are most likely to bring cheap wine to parties according to a new study by Wine Intelligence.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

British grappa spirit launches

The first British-made version of Grappa has been released into the market by a UK micro-distillery in Devon.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Hine unveils single vineyard Cognac

Thomas Hine & Co has added a new Cognac to its range, Domaines Hine Bonneuil, a single vineyard expression launching with its 2005 vintage.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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