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Tuesday 30 September 2014

UK

Man finds nasty surprise in wine bottle

A man in Bristol was shocked to find a large spider in a bottle of Tesco Finest white wine he’d bought along to his mother-in-law’s birthday party.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 6 Comments »

Carling steps up flavoured beer push

Molson Coors has added Red Berries to its Carling Zest range, with the brewer putting £3.5 million of marketing support behind the flavoured beer category in 2014 alone.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Historic Churchill magnums to go on sale

Two magnums of 1986 Pol Roger Cuvée which pay homage to Sir Winston Churchill are to go on sale at an auction in London next week.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Beefy beer brewed for pampered pups

Man’s best friend is the latest consumer to be swept into the craft beer boom with the launch of a beer aimed squarely at the canine market.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider sector clarifies minimum price issue

The National Association of Cider Makers has warned the trade to be alert to differences in how various types of cider are affected by the UK government’s new ban on selling alcoholic drinks below cost.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Trade hails London Wine Fair a success

The LWF saw more than 11,000 visitors pass through its doors this week, attended by a record 780 exhibitors.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Blunder sees pub mistake own Duke

Pub bosses have infuriated eagle-eyed history buffs by erecting a sign of the wrong Duke of York, rather than the one after whom the 18th century pub was originally named.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol has ‘little effect’ on men’s fertility

Drinking alcohol and smoking will not harm a man’s fertility, but sustained exposure to daylight could, researchers have found.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Sir Alex Burgundy sweeps London sale

Burgundy from the cellar of Sir Alex Ferguson and a rare case of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Richebourg 1945 dominated Christie’s London sale yesterday.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarket bias masks Aussie progress

A leading figure in the Australian wine industry has hit out at what he perceives as an excessive focus on the country’s supermarket performance.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

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