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Wednesday 28 September 2016 loc: GB

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Travel retail market shrinks but malt whisky holds its own

Blended whisky brands declined in the travel retail market according to the latest figures from the International Wine & Spirits Research – but malts have continued to hold their own.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Motörhead to release new beer with Camerons Brewery

The heavy rockers are teaming up with the Hartlepool-based brewery to come up with a new beer dedicated to the band’s fans.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Is this beer garden the best in the country?

The Johnson Arms, in Dunkirk, Nottinghamshire, has been shortlisted in Britain’s Best Beer Garden 2016 contest, and is making a convincing argument for itself.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco strengthens own label wine range

Tesco has boosted its own label range with the introduction of more than 20 new lines under its core and premium finest* wine range – which it says has seen “significant” growth over the summer.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Scotland to celebrate illegal whisky heritage

A new visitor centre is set to be constructed at a cost of £5.3 million to celebrate Scotland’s history with illicit whisky.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Hot drinks trends set to hit the UK in 2017

We’ve had the gin boom, the coffee boom, the Japanese whisky boom – but what are the hot new trends for 2017? Dawn Davies MW and Sukhvinder Singh of The Whisky Exchange give db the low-down….

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Jet2 bans passengers for drinking ‘illicit alcohol’ on Tenerife flight

Three passengers have been banned for Jet2 flights for smuggling alcohol on board while another three have been left in Spain to make their own way back.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Police refuse licence for Glasgow Oktoberfest

Police in Glasgow have blocked a licence application for a German beer festival in the city amid fears it would get too rowdy.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Viña Undurraga relaunches premium sparkler in UK

Viña Unduraggo has relaunched a new premium sparkling wine into the UK market, a year after withdrawing its best-selling entry-level sparkling wine from Majestic.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 No Comments »

WSTA launches new English Wine Trail

The WSTA has announced the opening of its English Wine Trail to celebrate the best of the country’s vineyards.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 No Comments »

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