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Friday 25 July 2014

UK

Beer duty cut in UK Budget

UK beer duty will be cut by one pence per pint, the chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has announced.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Pet camel named Jeffrey loves beer

A camel is not the most conventional gift for a teenage boy from Yorkshire. Nor is feeding said camel a pint of beer.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Ancient vineyard unearthed in Cambridge

A 2,000 year-old irrigation system believed to have been used to cultivate an ancient Roman vineyard has been unearthed in the UK.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne to benefit from ‘unstoppable’ Prosecco

Prosecco sales may now outstrip Champagne, but the French sparkling wine stands to benefit from its rival’s success if it “positions itself carefully”.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

New wine book guides blind tasters

An Oxford biophysicist and a psychiatrist have teamed up to publish a book designed to help wine lovers refine their blind tasting skills.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinks trade charity ball raises £40k

A charity ball, which saw the late Michael Cox’s 12-vintage Taittinger collection sold at auction, has raised more than £40,000.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Campari releases £8k Glen Grant 50 whisky

An “exceptionally rare” 50-year-old Glen Grant whisky has been released by Gruppo Campari with a starting price of €10,000 (£8,377).

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bacardí campaign targets millennials

Bacardi has invested millions of pounds on a new marketing campaign to connect with millennial consumers and promote its brand within the UK market.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Oregon ‘on the verge of something exciting’

A recent surge in investment has offered an important boost to Oregon’s international profile, according to one producer who recently returned to the UK market.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Investors in sham wine fund on ‘mugs list’

The names of customers who invested in a sham fine wine company are likely to be included on a “mugs list”, liquidators of the company have warned.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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