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Friday 19 September 2014

UK

Comic Relief pulls investment in alcohol

UK charity Comic Relief has ended its investment in alcohol, arms and tobacco following an investigation by BBC documentary series, Panorama.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Taste the Global Masters winners at LWF

Next week’s London Wine Fair will feature a dedicated stand showcasing medal winners from the drinks business Global Masters series.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Parliament’s two year booze bill tops £1.4m

MPs, their staff and visitors to the UK’s Houses of Parliament drank their way through £1.4m of alcohol in the last two years, an FOI request has revealed.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Hardys creates online sales outlet

Hardys has launched its own online shop in the UK as a retail showcase for the Australian brand’s top end wines.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Constellation closes in on mobile market

Constellation Brands is strengthening its ability to target wine drinkers through mobile platforms, having partnered with Hello Vino – a wine app with 1.5 million users worldwide.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Inhaling alcohol trend ‘dangerous’

A drinking craze in which users inhale alcohol fumes has the potential to be a “very dangerous phenomenon”, experts have warned.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 1 Comment »

Echo Falls unveils ‘fruity’ wine for females

Echo Falls is to launch a new range of “fruit fusion” wines targeted squarely at both “newbie” and female wine drinkers.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Generation Y prepared to pay more

UK consumers under 35 are willing to pay more for wine than older demographics, according to a report for the London Wine Fair.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Berry Bros relaunches Basingstoke outlet

UK wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has revamped its Basingstoke retail outlet to create the Warehouse Shop, which opens later this week.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks trade charity challenge raises £30k

A gruelling challenge which saw The Benevolent’s Chris Porter visit all 91 of the UK’s league football grounds without a car has raised just under £30,000.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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