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Saturday 13 February 2016

UK

Sparkling wine and spirits drive UK sales

The UK’S off-trade saw value sales rise by 0.7% this summer, boosted by strong sales of sparkling wine and spirits, as beer and cider sees a 12% decline.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer rides the Bourbon wave

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn is tapping into one of the hottest drinks trends right now with the launch of a Bourbon-infused beer.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod urges on-trade to tap into Twitter

Pernod Ricard is encouraging bars and pubs to do more to harness the power of social media, which it believes will be key to success during the 2015 Christmas season.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

One in five baby boomers drink to ‘unsafe’ levels

One in five people over the age of 65 drink to “unsafe levels”, according to a study by King’s College London.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Punch sells off 158 pubs

Punch Taverns has agreed the sale of 158 pubs to a retail estate group as it attempts to tackle its “debt mountain” of over £1 billion.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine rises from ashes of Chilean quake

A winemaking venture set up to support Maule farmers in the wake of Chile’s 2010 earthquake is due to see its first result launch in the UK next month.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

NHS ‘shouldn’t pay’ for alcohol treatment

The majority of British people think the National Health Service should refuse to treat patients with alcohol addiction problems free-of-charge.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 2 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

An Australian Tempranillo that would “put a number of Riojas to shame” and a selection of “seriously good” wines from Chile feature in this week’s round up.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Naked launches ‘text for wine’ service

Naked Wines has launched a “text for wine” service for its customers – the “first of its kind” in the trade.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

BBR to release new book

UK fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd is to launch a new book to complement its Wine School courses.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 No Comments »

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