Kingsland Drinks has signed a deal to purchase the shares of fellow wine supplier Bottle Green from DCC Food & Beverage UK.
Volume sales of English wine at Waitrose increased by 95% in 2014 compared to the previous year, with the industry said to be experiencing “real momentum”.
The American whiskey market in the UK is now worth £190 million, with big brands like Jack Daniel’s and Jim Beam helping to boost growth by 19% last year.
Just in time for summer, a pair of young entrepreneurs have launched what they claim to be the world’s first Bellini-flavoured ice lolly made with real Prosecco.
Innis & Gunn has launched an investment scheme in a bid to raise £3 million to build its first brewery, bottling line and barrel store in Scotland.
South African wine brand Kumala has launched a major consumer competition in the UK, offering the chance to win one of 10,000 “wind-down” prizes, from spa breaks to wine.
A young British inventor inspired by Willy Wonka has created the world’s first floating cocktail using a machine he’s dubbed the “Levitron”.
As The Sunday Times Rich List 2015 reveals the wealthiest individuals in the UK and Ireland, find out who’s managed to build their fortune from the drinks trade.
Nuno Mendes, head chef of celebrity favourite the Chiltern Firehouse, is to open a restaurant in Spitalfields, East London, focusing on Portuguese food and wine.
A sweet New Zealand Sauvignon, “racy” Italian sparkler from Franciacorta and an “exuberant” Cabernet from Australia’s terra rossa soils of Coonawarra make this week’s roundup.
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