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Tuesday 31 March 2015

UK

New Irish craft ale hits UK market

A unique Irish take on the pale ale, Chieftain IPA, has been launched by craft brewers Franciscan Well in the UK on-trade ahead of wider distribution.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Kilchoman joins Pol Roger UK stable

Islay single malt whisky producer Kilchoman Distillery has announced a new UK agency agreement with Pol Roger Portfolio.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine and insect matching guide launched

UK wine merchant Laithwaite’s has launched the world’s first guide to wine and insect matching in response to the growing trend for edible critters.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine conmen strike again

A London merchant has become the third UK business victim this month of major wine theft, after fraudsters conned the firm out of almost £50,000-worth of stock.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

The changing face of the UK wine trade

The last few years have been tumultuous for the British wine industry. Rising consumption reversed in trajectory during the recession and is yet to recover.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Enotria signs another big name

Ste Michelle Wine Estates has moved the UK distribution for its brand portfolio, which includes top Napa producer Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, to Enotria.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol ‘more deadly than cannabis’

A former Home Office Minister has voiced his belief that alcohol is a far greater threat to people’s health than cannabis.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Natural botrytis-killing product licenced

A British company is on the cusp of commercialising an all-natural product that can kill the grape fungus botrytis and is harmless to the honey bee.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 12 Comments »

NHS launches pill to cut alcohol cravings

A pill that promises to reduce the desire to drink alcohol is now available on prescription from the NHS.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Aldi selling £76 wine for just £19

Budget supermarket Aldi has slashed the price of its fine wines and spirits by up to 78% in a bid to lure shoppers this Christmas.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 2 Comments »

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