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Thursday 29 January 2015

UK

González Byass UK signs first English fizz

English sparkling wine producer Coates & Seely has switched its distribution to González Byass UK.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Magners cider owner reports profit drop

The owner of Irish cider brand Magners has warned its operating profits will be €10m lower than expected after a near 10% drop in sales in England and Wales.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Chablis tells left from right

Chablis showed that a single grape variety does not mean a single style at an event to highlight the difference between the region’s right and left banks.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade hits back at Labour health plans

The UK drinks trade has responded to claims that voluntary industry and government partnerships to tackle excessive drinking have failed.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian Vintage creates UK comms role

Wine producer Australian Vintage has brought UK press operations in-house, appointing Wibke Carter to the role of communications manager UK.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Alliance Wine buys importer Rhone to Rioja

Alliance Wine has completed its purchase of specialist agent and importer Rhone to Rioja.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks industry lags behind FMCGs

Weak supply chain partnerships are holding back the drinks trade from responding to demand for new and more varied products, argues one industry expert.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Q&A: Louise Boddington, Crown Cellars

Louise Boddington, wine buyer for Crown Cellars, the specialist wine and spirits division of Carlsberg UK, reveals her predictions for the world of wine in 2015.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

US bartender wins Beefeater contest

Beefeater Gin has announced USA’s Brandon Phillips as the MIXLDN Global Bartender Champion, following three days of competition in London.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade reports Christmas cheer

While the UK’s major off-trade outlets reported challenging conditions over Christmas, the on-trade enjoyed a 2.8% like-for-like sales increase.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

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