A stout boasting hints of “buttery fudge and vanilla marzipan” and an “intriguing” AC/DC inspired black pale ale are just two beers featured in this week’s round up.
There has always been stiff competition in London for the attention of diners and opinions on the capital’s top restaurants tend to differ, but this list is a good place to start.
Halfwine, a new UK wine operation specialising in half bottles, has launched a crowdfunding project to help it expand and build on this growing trend.
Discount supermarket chain Lidl is plotting a £12 million autumn “claret offensive” against its rivals in a bid to expand into affluent central London postcodes.
Scientists in the US have created a “James Bond” style mutant worm that is resistant to the intoxicating effects of alcohol, potentially revolutionising drug treatment for alcoholics.
Early signs indicate this year’s World Cup in Brazil created less of a boost for UK beer and cider retailers than the South Africa tournament four years ago.
Notting Hill’s The Ledbury has been voted London’s “ultimate” restaurant for the third year running.
The success of this month’s Tour de France Grand Départ has helped boost UK sales of the event’s official wine sponsor Cono Sur by 73.6%.
The Oxford Wine Festival has announced its exhibitor and tutored tasting line-up after selling out of exhibitor stalls in just 12 weeks.
The drinks industry has contributed its fair share of imaginative, inspiring and humorous adverts to the small screen over the years – but these are perhaps some of the most memorable.
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