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Wednesday 27 May 2015

UK

Study: ‘Drink a day keeps doctor away’

A single serving of wine or beer per day in middle age massively reduces the risk of heart failure, a study of around 15,000 drinkers suggests.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Matthew Clark hails sparkling end to ’14

Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Copestick to distribute Sir Hegarty wines

Copestick Murray has signed a distribution deal with Hegarty Chamans – the Minervois-based winery co-owned by advertising mogul Sir John Hegarty.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

AB InBev under fire over payment contracts

AB InBev has been blasted by the UK’s business minister for making suppliers wait up to four months for payment, branding its terms “entirely unacceptable”.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cockburn’s celebrates 200th birthday

Cockburn’s Port is preparing to mark its bicentenary, having first been established by Scotsman Robert Cockburn and his brother John in 1815.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Conviviality enjoys Christmas cheer

UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has bucked the trend by reporting “strong” Christmas trading announcing a first half pre-tax profit rise of 46.7%.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

The success of Lebanese wine was highlighted by more than one writer this week, alongside a smattering of organic offerings.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Wonky’ Willy’s Cider complaint rejected

Complaints that a “wonky barn” cartoon character on a bottle of “Willy’s” cider breached alcohol marketing rules have been dismissed.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

González Byass UK signs first English fizz

English sparkling wine producer Coates & Seely has switched its distribution to González Byass UK.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Magners cider owner reports profit drop

The owner of Irish cider brand Magners has warned its operating profits will be €10m lower than expected after a near 10% drop in sales in England and Wales.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

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