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Wednesday 2 September 2015

UK

Kingsland grows with Bottle Green buy-out

Kingsland Drinks has signed a deal to purchase the shares of fellow wine supplier Bottle Green from DCC Food & Beverage UK.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Waitrose sales of English wine jump 95%

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”.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

American whiskey market worth £190m

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.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

World’s first Bellini ice lolly launches

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.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn to build £3m brewery

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.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Kumala offers ‘wind-down’ time

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.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Inventor creates floating cocktail

A young British inventor inspired by Willy Wonka has created the world’s first floating cocktail using a machine he’s dubbed the “Levitron”.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

10 richest people in the UK drinks trade

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.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 2 Comments »

Chiltern Firehouse chef to open Portuguese resto

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.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

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.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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