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Wednesday 22 October 2014

UK

Independent Scots to tighten driving laws

The Scottish government has confirmed its intention to tighten drink-driving laws if the country becomes independent from the rest of the UK.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

BBR offers Burgundy discounts

London merchant Berry Bros & Rudd is offering a wide array of discounts on its Burgundy offering until the end of the month.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Albion set for Aussie launch

Flavoured spirit producer Albion Racing Club has secured its first international distribution deal with Australian distributor Luxe Wine + Spirits.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Naked Wines enjoys sales boom

Crowdfunding wine retailer Naked Wines has reported 40% sales growth for its 2013 financial year to hit £53 million, with its UK operation nearly doubling profits.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Queen christens RN’s newest aircraft carrier with whisky

Queen Elizabeth II christened the Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier with a bottle of whisky at the dockyards of Rosyth last Friday.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most powerful whisky brands

In the next instalment of our Power Brands series, we take a look at the world’s most powerful whisky brands of 2014.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Vodka bust at Phoenix Nights hotel

A UK hotel made famous by Peter Kay’s hit show Phoenix Nights has been busted for selling fake vodka.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Matching music to beer can improve taste

Listening to the right kind of music while drinking a beer can enhance its taste, according to an award-winning beer writer and Oxford professor.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Over 1,000 rare lots at London sale

Sotheby’s has lined up over 1,000 “who’s who” lots of top flight Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhône for its London sale later this month.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Marlborough scholarship fosters UK ties

A scholarship offering one member of the UK trade a chance to visit Marlborough, New Zealand is now open to applicants for 2014/15.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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